__/ [ Sinister Midget ] on Monday 31 July 2006 19:26 \__
> On 2006-07-31, Jim <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> posted something
>> Sinister Midget wrote:
>>> York, Pa (PRWEB) July 28, 2006 -- Fossystems, providers of one of
>>> the top open source trading opportunities, today announced the
>>> launch of its online resource, Fossystems.com. The web-based auction
>>> will serve as a trade and networking platform on an international
>>> level for open source, BSD and linux enthusiasts to buy and sell
>>> items such as desktops, laptops, media centers, servers, systems
>>> discs and technology books.
>>> The site's primary purpose is accommodating buyers and sellers of
>>> computers featuring open source software such as all major BSD and
>>> linux distributions. "Fossystems.com was created to fill the need of
>>> free open source system builders and creators to have a unified
>>> place to list and market their items", says open source advocate and
>>> Fossystems.com creator, Ronnie Whisler. Fossystems.com also hopes to
>>> create an online community for Fossystems supporters from all over
>>> the world by providing BSD, linux and open source related articles
>>> and editorials.
>>> Someone please respond to this. Not to make me happy. I don't care. But
>>> Erik might bust a blood vessel if there's no response.
>>> Thank you.
>> hmmm... open source eBay?
>> Of course, like COLA, it'll breed its share of arseholes and FUDmeisters
>> out to poison the well. How long before we see Microsoft ads in that there
>> sidebar? Or on the forums?
Actually, these seem to be have been retracted ever since the top FUD puppet,
Martin Taylor, ditched Microsoft. Judging by LinuxToday at least... Google
for 'linux' and some C|Net sidebars still suggest otherwise. Infiltrating
into your rival's territory is a disgraceful breach into ethical grounds
and, according to some lawsuits against Google, it may also be illegal.
> I expect the listings to eventually mention the machines have been
> tested with Winders CrapVersion before listing.
> From there things will move downhill rapidly.
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