Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
The Kororaa Project is now under fire for breaching the GPL of the Linux kernel, by including the proprietary closed-source NVIDIA and ATI display drivers. The originator of the email has urged Kororaa to discontinue work on the distribution due to these violations, and the project is now investigating the involved legal matters. More of these thoughts, and the email can be read here.