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Re: Use Linux, get suspended

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____/ Homer on Friday 24 Jun 2011 20:15 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that nessuno spake thusly:
>> His only sin: he confesses his main computer is a Linux PC but uses
>> his TechNet sub with a bonafide Windows machine.
>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/06/23/technet_mystery_suspension/
> Not the first time Microsoft has been so petty:
> [quote]
> Microsoft: Linux is a Swear Word
> 'I love Linux and the XBOX 360, so yesterday I tried to include the word
> "LINUX" in the motto section on XBOX Live. I was stunned when I got a
> message saying "Your motto contains inappropriate language. Please try
> again". Come on Microsoft is that really inappropriate? Maybe only to
> you guys.'
> [/quote]
> http://slated.org/microsoft_thinks_linux_is_a_swear_word
> Where are all the "pragmatists" berating Microsoft for it's "hater"
> mentality, like they do with Linux advocates?

Microsoft did the same thing in FAST after it bought it. As I noted earlier...

There's also this oldie from Romania where Microsoft banned a talk about Ubuntu
in some collage.

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