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Re: [Troll] Ballmer and Butthead

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Friday 30 Sep 2011 11:11 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> Microsoft, Red Cross and UN sucked into global news fixing row
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| It offered Microsoft "guaranteed" coverage of the St Petersburg event on
>>| Tech Watch, a monthly technology programme it produced for airlines to show
>>| as part of their in-flight entertainment.
>>| [...]
>>| Microsoft began its commercial relationship with media firm FBC in 2003. A
>>| nine-page strategy document written in 2004 obtained by The Independent
>>| contains excerpts which show that when the technology giant launched its
>>| European Microsoft Innovation Centre in Germany in 2004, FBC drew up a plan
>>| for Microsoft to target broadcasters with its "corporate messaging" and gave
>>| a guarantee to Microsoft that it would "place" coverage of the launch event
>>| on World Business, the weekly programme it made for the CNBC network. CNBC
>>| has suspended the show and is investigating FBC.
>> `----
>> http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/microsoft-red-cross-and-un-sucked-into-global-news-fixing-row-2362707.html
>> Gates does then same thing for his latest monopolistic scams.
> Humorous:
>    http://tv.sys-con.com/node/44347
>    Scott McNealy's Top Ten Barbs vs. Microsoft
>    "The only thing that I'd rather own than Windows is English, because
>    then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine dollars for the
>    right to speak it."
>    -- Scott McNealy, quoted at BrainyQuotes
>    "Try moving off NT easily. You can move from Solaris to HP/UX to AIX
>    or DEC easily relative to moving off of NT, which is like a Roach
>    Motel. Once you check in, you never check out. "
>    -- Scott McNealy, quoted at World of Quotes
>    "With Microsoft the first hit is always free - remember that all your
>    life."
>    -- Scott McNealy, quoted at CNet
>    "I am convinced that if General Motors could eliminate [Microsoft]
>    Office from their entire company, they could get the 1999 cars out
>    next year at half price."
>    -- Scott McNealy, quoted at Anti-Microsoft Association Web site
>    "Microsoft is now talking about the digital nervous system. I guess I
>    would be nervous if my system was built on their technology too."
>    -- Scott McNealy, November 4, 1998 - quoted at CNN.com
>    http://www.edn.com/article/479110-Ballmer_Butthead_and_McNealy.php
>    McNealy and Ballmer also promised to tone down the rhetoric. McNealy,
>    a leader of Silicon Valley's anti-Microsoft movement, always had the
>    sharpest tongue, once referring to Ballmer and Chairman Bill Gates as
>    "Ballmer and Butthead" and often dissing the Windows operating system
>    as a "hairball."

"Anti-Microsoft Association Web site".. is that still around?

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