This article in LX'er praises the Debian project for their lack of financial interests and independency.
Read the interesting story here:
Just go back up a few paragraphs and look at the Netcraft chart. That tells you something about Debian. The people who hoist Internet services onto teh Intra-web, go with Debian.
I feel grateful to the Debian team, community and contributors. Thank you for continuing the traditions that made Linux great in the first place. Keep on doing growing and thriving. There's a pace for us and a stable Linux landscape.