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Gates Foundation Joins Microsoft and Attacks Free Software in Greece

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In the troubled economy of Europe Bill Gates and Microsoft try to make the population more Redmond dependent and in the United States too the Gates Foundation shapes (changes) public library policies

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Microsoft shares it's love of free software and open formats

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We all know that the Redmond giant has long supported floss and it has announced it's going to put it's full backing behind gnu/linux.

Actually no, it spent years calling the GPL communist and trying to destroy anything that threatens it's monopoly position. But that's sort of the same thing right?

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Bill Gates Hides Behind GNU/Linux in New Web Sites

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Not just Microsoft Web sites but the PR sites and the investment site of Bill Gates also rely on Akamai, which runs GNU/Linux

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How Bill Gates Denied Access to Office File Format Documentation to Stifle Competition

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Microsoft's former chairman shows the company's attitude towards accessible file formats and competition

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

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

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A Battle Over Deposing Bill Gates in the Novell v. Microsoft Antitrust Litigation

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So, guess what has been happening in the Novell v. Microsoft antitrust litigation? A battle over deposing Bill Gates.

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Stallman discusses Free Software and GPLv3

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"On June 29, 2007 the Free Software Foundation released the GNU General Public License, version 3. What happened since then? I had the opportunity to discuss many subjects with FSF's founder and president Richard Stallman..."

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Bill Gates on Linux@Intel: “This Huge Driver Group Scares Me.”

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Report from a Microsoft-Intel meeting leads to Gates' fear of Linux .

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Bill Gates: “Where Are We on This Jihad?” (Against Linux at Intel)

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Microsoft's affair with Intel reveals a scarcely-known reality about Intel's Linux affinity (and Windows disdain)

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Transcript of an interview with RMS for Radio New Zealand, conducted by Kim Hill on August 9, 2008

http://nb.inode.co.nz

"...They base it on practical values only and they take for granted that proprietary software subjugating users is legitimate; whereas I say, and we in the Free Software movement say, that users are entitled to freedom and that proprietary software is a social problem and we're aiming to correct that problem, put an end to that problem..."

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Microsoft Executives Go Personal, Pay Obama Instead of Their Lobbyists

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Obama receives money directly from Microsoft executives but not from their lobbyists

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Quote of the Day: Bill Gates on ‘Extend’

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Good quote from Chairman Gates .

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter -- Issue 6, July 2008

http://lists.gnu.org

## In this issue
* It's not the Gates, it's the bars
* Act on ACTA!
* Fight the Canadian DMCA!
* Rhapsody and Naxos go DRM free
* Refusing Digital Monitoring Policies
* 5 reasons to avoid iPhone 3G
* autonomo.us activist group to focus on freedom in network services
* identi.ca is autonomo.us
* GNU spotlight with Karl Berry
* Richard Stallman's speaking schedule
* Take action!

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It's not the Gates, it's the bars

http://news.bbc.co.uk

To pay so much attention to Bill Gates' retirement is missing the point. What really matters is not Gates, nor Microsoft, but the unethical system of restrictions that Microsoft, like many other software companies, imposes on its customers.

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Bill Gates Would Like Apt-Get

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I think if Bill Gates met a Debian system and installed a program from the repositories, he might just go to his engineers and say, "Why can't it be like this?"

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