A great question with a surprising answer. As you can hear on Episode 30 of the podcast Joe and I agree that the article is a bite of overkill. Google is doing what all open source developers, produce a free and customizable operating system designed to run on phones and tablets. With the code being open source there isn't anything they can do to stop the customizations like the Sense UI and Moto Blur. In the end the article starts to afree with us. Read the full artice for all the jucie detailes.