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Anti-Linux Company (Microsoft) is ‘Infiltrating’ LinuxTag 2010 and LinuxCon 2010

http://techrights.org

Two conferences which target a Linux audience, namely LinuxTag 2010 and LinuxCon 2010, have invited (or were pressured to invite) people from the company that attacks Linux with insults, lobbying, and litigation

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Microsoft is Contacting Publications, Asking Them to Add More Anti-Linux Slant

http://techrights.org

Microsoft is once again on a special tour wherein it pressures popular Web sites to include patent FUD against Android; Apple's bullying of bloggers leads to dissent

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Alexis de Tocqueville’s Microsoft-Funded Anti-Linux Paper Gets Leaked

http://boycottnovell.com

The slanderous paper from a so-called "Think Tank" is available for people to assess; Groklaw goes through Microsoft's dirty laundry

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De Icaza makes light of Microsoft bid to sell anti-Linux patents

http://www.itwire.com

Novell vice-president Miguel de Icaza has dismissed Microsoft's bid to sell patents that could be used to attack Linux, saying it was not a problem as the patents were now in good hands.

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Microsoft launches new pre-Windows 7 anti-Linux offensive

http://www.itwire.com

Microsoft has confirmed it developed materials that portray Linux as unsuitable for consumer use, and distributed these to retail sales staff around the United States.

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More Anti-Red Hat Whitepapers from Novell, More Mono/.NET Convergence

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More waste of paper from Novell (attempts to grab just existing GNU/Linux users) and increasing intersection with Microsoft in the form of Mono

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Protecting Linux from Microsoft (Yes, Microsoft Got Caught)

http://www.linuxfoundation.org

Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal’s Nick Wingfield broke a story on Microsoft selling a group of patents to a third party. The end result of this story is good for Linux, even though it doesn’t placate fears of ongoing attacks by Microsoft.

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New Anti-Linux Propaganda from Microsoft

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

Screenshots obviously conditioning PC sales personnel to lie about Linux have been discovered in a US forum hosting Windows 7 training modules.

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Microsoft 'indoctrinates' Best Buy workers with anti-Linux 'lies'

http://www.dailyfinance.com

Microsoft (MFST) is "indoctrinating" Best Buy (BBY) workers to sell its highly anticipated Windows 7 operating system using outright lies about the performance of open-source competitor Linux, according to Linux experts and at least one Best Buy employee who has seen the alleged Microsoft training slides.

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Bill Gates on C# as “Key Element in Preventing Commodization by Linux”

http://boycottnovell.com

Insights from Bill Gates (and colleagues) on platform strategy .

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Anti-Linux Perspectives and How to Deal

http://www.everyjoe.com

Whether you are Linux newbie or a veteran, you have a perception of Linux and why you find it easy or difficult to use it, right? Trying to advocate Linux to others would take some knowledge about Linux. This is especially true for those who want to advocate it to their work place.

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Analysts Cartel: Gartner is Fan of MS Software Patents, Anti-Linux Lenovo Analyst is a Vista Man

http://boycottnovell.com

“Analysts sell out - that’s their business model… But they are very concerned that they never look like they are selling out, so that makes them very prickly to work with.” - Microsoft, internal document [PDF]. A look at the proximity between GNU/Linux-hostile analysts and the company which feeds them

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Is Jupiter Broadcasting’s Linux Action Show Anti-GNU/Linux?

http://boycottnovell.com

THIS subject is not exactly new, but it is something that we never wrote about before. Vicious attacks on Richard Stallman have already come* from the "Linux" [sic] Action Show (Jupiter Broadcasting), so it is clear that the mentality over there is a little different from some.

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Microsoft Vice President Teaches PR People How to Spin Anti-Linux Programme

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Antitrust exhibit shows how Microsoft defends its "EDGI" anti-Linux programme

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Don’t confuse bad Linux support for bad Linux

http://www.itwire.com

Anti-Linux evangelists try to level many claims against the free open source operating system Linux. Arguments against the base cost (nothing!) or about the turnaround time to repair security exploits don’t work. But there is one item in the anti-Linux arsenal which often hits hard: lack of support. Here's why it makes good Linux techies groan when they see it.

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