What issue influenced open source the most in 2012?

open source in the stars
Image credits: Dave DeHetre
submit to reddit
(5 votes)
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

Creative Commons License