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Re: How to benefit from the fact that MS collects huge sums of money from Linux?

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____/ Homer on Wednesday 13 Jul 2011 20:28 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Kari Laine spake thusly:
>> I was wondering how Linux movement could benefit from the Microsoft's
>> extortion money collection from Linux.
>> First we should somehow get the total amount they collect from
>> companies using Linux or Android.
> Well we already have a fair idea due to leaked information, but
> generally Microsoft conducts its racketeering operations under the cloak
> of NDAs, making full disclosure rather difficult (as intended).
> The only possible "benefit" this racketeering could be to the GNU/Linux
> movement, is if and when it's ever presented in court as evidence of
> Microsoft's criminal business practises.

The government put only one person (banker) in jail for a
multi-trillion dollar crime. I doubt racketeering will even have it
slap someone's wrist,..

To the higher class, racketeering is like possession of beer for a minor
in the US (20 years old).

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