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Rally to Put More Mono in Ubuntu Backfires, Users Left Concerned by Mono

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The Mono trap uses disinformation to spread itself, leading to more dissatisfied users

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Disinformation Disinfected, pt. 3: Banshee in Ubuntu

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Here, let’s take a look at one of the main things that get’s me going about mono-supporters. There is a strong push to get Banshee in as the default media player in Ubuntu. Here’s my take on that.

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When Microsoft AstroTurfers Are Masquerading as GNU/Linux Users

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Effective AstroTurfing and why it is done .

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Does Microsoft Create Security FUD Against Rivals?

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Microsoft invents a ‘fix’ for some bogus security bug and ‘Independent Security Evaluator’ heaps praise on Microsoft and talks up the ‘vulnerability’ in Mac OS X and GNU/Linux.

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Top Microsoft strategist highlights a change in IP policy

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Phelps portrays Microsoft as desperately striving to adapt to a new world of aggressive enforcement of intellectual property (IP), but ends up suggesting a rising IP hegemon eager to shape a new world of such enforcement. It's not pretty.

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Microsoft Unleashes the Gartner Group to Sabotage Migration to GNU/Linux in Europe

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Microsoft's brigadier Michael Silver helps foil Europe's migration to GNU/Linux, using lies

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

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“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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A Few Facts As Antidote Against Microsoft's anti-ODF FUD Campaign

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The best antidote against FUD is facts. FUD only works when people don't know any better. So, given some recent anti-ODF FUD in the air, I thought it would be useful to provide some facts.

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Embrace, Extend, and Microsoft Wants to Toss IBM Out of ODF

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Microsoft brings the most familiar shills to assist with spin and disinformation; it also wants Rob Weir out

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Why Did CNET Remove Microsoft’s Attack on Open Source?

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CNET article on Microsoft's open source FUD simply vanishes

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Microsoft’s Latest Lie Attack Against GNU/Linux and ODF

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A FEW DAYS ago, evidence was used to show that Microsoft strives to marginalise 'dissent' such as GNU/Linux. The GPL, unlike anything Apple would ever adapt to, is too disruptive for Microsoft's business to tolerate. There is a perceptual level at which GNU/Linux can be suppressed, by creating the illusion that GNU/Linux is scarcely adopted and then working hard to make it so.

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Microsoft Fights to Make GNU/Linux a Fringe Phenomenon

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How Microsoft is trying to marginalise GNU/Linux and the extent to which demoralising lies are used as a tool

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Microsoft’s Profits Down Sharply, Microsoft’s FUD Up Sharply

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Reaffirmation of Microsoft's problems comes from its sympathisers; Microsoft FUD ensues

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IBM Does Not Support OOXML

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Response to new disinformation from the Microsoft camp. Microsoft cheerleaders like Alex Brown and Jesper Lund Stocholm are quite deliberately misinterpreting or mis-presenting a vote related to OOXML by claiming that IBM "supports" OOXML.

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Latest FUD Attack on GNU/Linux-powered Sub-notebooks Comes from Microsoft-influenced Lenovo

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Microsoft's offensive against GNU/Linux on sub-notebooks gains a familiar ally

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