- Invading privacy
- Poisoning education,
- Locking users in,
- Abusing standards
- Leveraging monopolistic behaviour
- Enforcing Digital Restrictions Management (DRM), and
- Threatening user security.
Even though the website is named Windows 7 sins, this campaign also hopes to make businesses and computer users aware of the growing dangers of proprietary software from both Microsoft and other companies such as Apple and Adobe.
Read the FSF press release.
Two years back, FSF had started a similar campaign named Bad Vista to caution people from embracing Microsoft Vista. Of course, Vista has since been known as an OS in transition, but one which was marketed by Microsoft as the best thing that could happen to computer users since sliced bread.