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TOYA Boys Fight Linux Flow
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| It's expected when Microsoft tries to stop the spread of GNU/Linux. It's my
| understanding that we as an entity might officially be causing them some
| grief. Even those who sell, distribute or package MS products are forced at
| the point of an auditing pen to do Microsoft's bidding. It all comes down to
| A lot of money. Cumulatively, they are only doing what they are supposed to
| be doing...protecting their market.
| So that's where I get confused. It's perfectly understandable for
| companies "with some skin in the game" to get defensive, but what about those
| villagers who rally to Castle Redmond's defense? Sure they are Microsoft
| Windows users but what point is there in them trying to stop others from at
| least trying Linux? I mean aside from those obviously being compensated.
The Microsoft executives are hitting hard on Linux advocates now (ah, the
> # re: Polémicas à parte…
> Monday, March 16, 2009 5:35 AM by marcoss
> Mas o Rui consegue distinguir o que é escrito profissionalmente ou uma
> opinião pessoal?
> Então explique-me uma coisa: os posts que o Rui faz no blog do software
> livre é feito profissionalmente ou transmite uma opinião pessoal?
> But is Rui able to distinguish what is written professionally or
> a personal opinion?
> Then explain to me one thing: your posts in the free software
> blog are professional or transmit a personal opinion?
Is MS Preening in Public Posts?
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| The author of the email, posted on ZDNet in a Talkback forum on the Microsoft
| antitrust trial, claimed her name was Michelle Bradley and that she
| had "retired" from Microsoft last week.
| "A verbal memo [no email allowed] was passed around the MS campus encouraging
| MS employee's to post to ZDNet articles like this one," the email said.
| "The theme is 'Microsoft is responsible for all good things in computerdom.'
| The government has no right to prevent MS from doing anything. Period.
| The 'memo' suggests we use fictional names and state and to identify
| ourselves as students," the author claimed.
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