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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
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>>| 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.
>> Gates does then same thing for his latest monopolistic scams.
> 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
> -- 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
> 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?
~~ Best of wishes
Dr. Roy S. Schestowitz (Ph.D. Medical Biophysics), Imaging Researcher
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