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Nokia spreading FUD?

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Nokia is spreading fear, uncertainty and doubt about Free Software in the statement where they announce selling the proprietary Qt business to Digia Many organizations which want to use Qt for their business applications choose commercial licenses, for a variety of reasons.

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Peruvian Congressman's rebuttal to Microsoft FUD in 2002

http://gnuwin.epfl.ch

A bill was proposed (and later in 2005 passed into law) that the Peruvian state was to only use free software. This incited the manager of Microsoft Peru to write a FUD laced letter to Dr Edgar David Villanueva Núñez, the man behind the bill 1609. Here's his rebuttal to that letter.

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It’s True, Android is Not Free (Because of Microsoft Patent Extortion)

http://techrights.org

New FUD from Microsoft staff and a reminder of what it is that really puts a price tag on Android (and it's not Google)

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Groklaw Responds to FUD About OIN

http://techrights.org

Response to the noise made by a "campaigner" for hire, who tries to characterise the pro-Linux OIN - not Microsoft/Apple/SCO - as an "evil empire"

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Foundation Expresses Views on Free Software

http://techrights.org

Microsoft’s CodePlex Foundation calls software freedom not capitalist

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Microsoft’s Attack on GNU/Linux and ODF Continues

http://techrights.org

Latest new examples of Microsoft playing unfair and distorting facts

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Washing the windows myths. Ease of use.

http://it.toolbox.com

Linux is only for geeks. Windows is easy to use. Linux is hard. You have to use the command line under Linux. You never need to use the console under windows. Windows is all point and click. You have to be a wiz at computers to be able to use Linux. Anybody can use windows.

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Symantec Lies About GNU/Linux

http://techrights.org

In order to sell some products, Symantec spreads GNU/Linux fear based on misinformation

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Detailed Dissection of Symantec’s Anti-GNU/Linux Lies

http://techrights.org

Symantec exploits journalists' ignorance, but there is at least one news site (PC World) that claims Symantec is lying

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“Behind the Open Codec FUD Attack, W3C Captured by Microsoft, Apple, Nokia and So On?”

http://techrights.org

Microsoft and Apple continue their attack on freedom facilitation in the World Wide Web and Apple's PR problem escalates

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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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Red Hat (and KVM) are still RHEL-evant

http://linuxriola.wordpress.com

I started to read with a bipartisan mindset about “Xen and Theory of RHEL-evance” posted in the Citrix community blog by Simon Crosby. What appears to be a great title at first seems to be mostly FUD on why KVM is doomed for failure especially in the enterprise marketplace and Red Hat will drown with it.

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Smearing Free Software is a Terrible Business/Marketing Strategy

http://techrights.org

FUD tactics or cheap shots against Free(dom) software no longer jives well with Jive Software

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Created by komrad 4 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 19 weeks ago
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Misleading PR Campaign From Microsoft About “Open Source”

http://boycottnovell.com

Debunking the increasingly-widespread myth that Microsoft has changed and that it has an interest in Free/Open Source software

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GNU/Linux a King of Servers, But Microsoft Boosters Disagree

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Using flawed and partly Microsoft-funded numbers, the advocates of proprietary software beg to suggest that GNU/Linux is declining (which it's not)

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