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Re: [News] Microsoft's Deliberate Lies Get Them Busted

After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
  this bit o' wisdom:

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> Ubuntu accuses Microsoft of Linux netbook FUD
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>| LaBlanc opened by claiming that almost all netbooks sold today are sold with 
>| Windows. Well, no, not really. The numbers LaBlanc cites are from NPD's sales 
>| survey. NPD focuses on brick-and-mortar U.S. sales, not overall sales. Notice 
>| how many Linux systems you see at Best Buy? NPD numbers say a lot more about 
>| retail channel sales than it does over-all sales. Besides, as Canonical's 
>| director of business development Kenyon wrote, "However here is an 
>| interesting fact--when customers are offered choice on equally 
>| well-engineered computers around a third will select Ubuntu over XP."        
> `----
> http://blogs.computerworld.com/ubuntu_accuses_microsoft_of_linux_netbook_fud

Let's hear what "true Linux advocate" Hadron has to say about that.

He's the one crowing about Microsoft's numbers, and predicting that Linux
will be down to 1% on netbooks "the way it's going."

> Canonical Strikes Back at Microsoft's Linux 'FUD'
> http://www.osnews.com/story/21285/Canonical_Strikes_Back_at_Microsoft_s_Linux_FUD_
> ,----[ Quote ]
>| But wait! The NPD Group? Isn't it that market research firm which
>| spotted the opportunities offered by the corporate movie and music
>| companies from afar and almost overnight became an expert on p2p
>| file sharing with, "highly questionable statistics blatantly
>| slanted towards the entertainment cartels?"
> `----
> http://p2pnet.net/story/10999

   But the mainstream media lapped it up, carrying the reports as though they
   were genuine press releases with accurate material from credible sources.

Oh yeah.  News for sale.

And Hadron and Zeke bought it.

Keep it short for pithy sake.

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