What issue influenced open source the most in 2012?

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Which issue had the biggest impact in 2012?
Many big issues developed in open source in 2012. We highlighted the top articles on opensource.com in these areas:

Now, we're asking our readers to tell us why they think one issue over another may have had more of an impact. Read more about each one here: 

SOPA blackout day

Red Hat's 1 Billion

Exploring Mars with the Curiosity rover

Oracle vs. Google

Apple vs. Samsung

We the People source code released

Raspberry Pi, Arduino & hardware devices

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