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A Black Duck Loses Its Head

http://boycottnovell.com

The last time we wrote about Microsoft insiders, we also mentioned Black Duck as a possibility. Some insiders don’t perceive themselves as such, yet they naturally function in this way.Here you have a Microsoft employee founding and heading a company that sells services around Free software FUD. The company has developed proprietary software only.

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FYI: Linux is Here to Stay, and Rule!

http://www.junauza.com

I'm sometimes annoyed when I read some ignorant people's comment that Linux doesn't matter anymore and that it is slowly dying. A comment from a blog said, "Linux?

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The Penguin Doesn't Fly, Avoid Linux

http://legaltech.law.com

If you are an Internet addict, you are familiar with Tux, the Linux Penguin logo. All over the Internet, Linux fans are sounding off about how it, and “free software” or freeware can save you money, effort, nerves, data, time and just perhaps your soul.

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Google's Patents Are About to be Killed? Calm Down, Everyone. It's Just Advocacy, a/k/a FUD

http://www.groklaw.net

I'm getting so many emails asking me what's happening with Google's patents and asking me to explain what is going on. OK. Nothing. Just a little legal FUD. Or some excellent advocacy, depending on your point of view.

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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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Microsoft Fights OpenOffice.org and ODF Using FUD, Technical Problems

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Microsoft returns intimidating error messages to those intending to open ODF; Notepad works where OpenOffice.org fails in Vista

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Boycott Novell: Defenders of Freedom, or Offenders of Freedom?

http://fuckertwashington.blogspot.com

Ladies and gentlemen, sit down. You have all been taken advantage of in the worst manipulative mental carnival imagineable.

FUD. We all know the term. Wikipedia states it as: "Fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) is a tactic of rhetoric used in sales, marketing, public relations, and illiberal democracies.

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Software Patents Again and Trolls on the Offensive

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A roundup of software patent news that Free software watchers need to know about

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Be Careful Who You Trust (on Document Standards)

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The post highlights some of the latest disinformation you ought to watch out for

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Clearing the F[og|UD]: Microsoft Fought ODF Like Fire

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There seems to be a push to rewrite history about Microsoft's aggressive fight against ODF

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FUD Gauge Oscillates in Slashdot and SourceForge Again

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Slashdot's front page contains slightly aggressive and grossly inaccurate GPL and open source FUD. An observation and rebuttal to it you can find here. (thanks for the headsup, Tracy).

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Microsoft is Stealing… Open Source

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Further progress for Microsoft's attempted assimilation with the #1 rival

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South Africans don’t understand OSS - Microsoft

http://www.tectonic.co.za

"Despite having an open source strategy the South African government doesn't really understand how to benefit from OSS. This is according to Microsoft director of corporate standards, Jason Matusow." Stay tune for more FUD from Microsoft...

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Mono Developers: From .NET Boosting to Java Bashing?

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Here is what seems like new attempt s to justify the use of Mono at Java's expense

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An update on the war against Microsoft's war against Linux

http://www.itwire.com

Regular readers will know that I've rallied against Microsoft's so-called "Get the facts" site for the last fortnight. Rather than give legitimate comparisons facing off Windows servers vs Linux options the site opts for bunkum and hogwash with sensational headlines that have no underlying substance. Here’s the state of play.

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