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Did Microsoft Buy Netcraft?

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Okay, I'm not seriously suggesting Microsoft is paying off Netcraft to produce positive survey results (although this is certainly a standard operating procedure for Microsoft). But something is odd, if not rotten, in the state of Netcraft.

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Created by mercr 16 years 36 weeks ago
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Microsoft/UNESCO Agreement: neo-colonialism in the computer era

http://portal.unesco.org

"On November 17th 2004, Bill Gates visited UNESCO headquarters in Paris to sign a partnership agreement with the organization..."

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Created by can.axis 16 years 36 weeks ago
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Why Home Users Absolutely Shouldn't Use Linux

http://covarr.blogspot.com

This article is one of the worst pieces of fud I have ever seen. It's not bad because it works. It's bad because it's so poorly thought out. The author's ignorance borders on mind boggling. Feel free to bury the story, but consider visiting the site and posting some feedback to the author. While I doubt he will care, anyone reading it will at least see the responses.

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Created by Jimbob 16 years 36 weeks ago
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Microsoft Set for Lock-in-backed Hijack (and Novell Helps It)

http://boycottnovell.com

Time after time we warned that with the arrival of Windows Vista comes a novel lock-in strategy. It must not be ignored. Proprietary and patent-encumbered technology will be named “open” and then gradually extended. It is a trap which is disguised by disinformation and third parties like Novell and Ecma.

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Created by bluecheese 16 years 35 weeks ago
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Those Dang DPCs Clogging the MMCSS

http://blog.rlove.org

We shall see. Vista is no where near ready for deployment and adopters should—as always—wait until there are several service packs for and the server variant of the OS before upgrading. In the meantime, let me recommend an alternative or two.

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Created by mark 16 years 35 weeks ago
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Vista SP1 won't sacrifice security for compatibility

http://www.itwire.com

Deja vu, yet again.

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Created by lozz 16 years 35 weeks ago
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Partners to Microsoft: Don't Make Us Licensing Police

http://www.crn.com

Microsoft partners think it's great that the vendor has been aggressively battling software piracy. But some partners say the task of ensuring that their clients are in compliance with Microsoft's Byzantine software licensing structure is steadily growing more difficult.

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Created by Jimbob 16 years 35 weeks ago
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Microsoft-Google Showdown Heats Up as Court Rule Ends

http://www.bloomberg.com

Microsoft Corp. will soon be free of a U.S. court decree imposed for anti-competitive behavior, just in time for a showdown with Google Inc. and others seeking domination in the ever-changing software industry.

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Created by missgeek 16 years 35 weeks ago
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Effective Evangelism & Disinformation

http://fussnotes.typepad.com

Microsoft's James Plamondon's: "It is our job to ensure that those choosing [software] are presented with an overwhelming abundance of evidence and reasoned argument in favor of our standards."

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Created by leo 16 years 35 weeks ago
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Microsoft salutes debate on Office Open XML

http://www.africanews.com

Microsoft Corporation has welcomed the current debate on the proposed global standardization of the Ecma Office Open Extensible Markup Language (Open XML) as positive and good according to Microsoft Corporation.

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Created by bluecheese 16 years 35 weeks ago
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Source-Open?

http://mea-bloga.blogspot.com

"So I have a new word to add to my open-source lexicon: source-open (reference). It's when you start an open-source company and back-pedal on your original license when you reach a certain critical mass..."

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Created by can.axis 16 years 34 weeks ago
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How a Microsoft Piracy Threat almost led us to Open Source… Almost!

http://alternativenayk.wordpress.com

Are you interested in a 'true'-life story about MS vs OpenSource? Well, here's one story about the real-world implementation and struggles of 'schools' (and students) trying to struggle with choices. Heart breaking stuff, if you're a Linux fan that is.

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Created by yasim 16 years 34 weeks ago
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Should Microsoft Really Bundle Open Source Software?

http://haacked.com

While I think this is a difficult challenge, I don’t think it is an insurmountable challenge. Microsoft can afford an army of lawyers and hopefully some of them are extremely bright and can come up with creative solutions that might allow Microsoft to leverage and even bundle Open Source software in a safe manner.

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Created by extra 16 years 34 weeks ago
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Microsoft denies OOXML has 'proprietary hooks'

http://www.zdnet.com.au

As Australia and various other nations prepare to vote on whether Microsoft's Open Office XML becomes an ISO standard, the Redmond giant is attempting to downplay fears that OOXML adopters will be hooked into the company's technology.

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Created by peacemaker 16 years 34 weeks ago
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Microsoft springs 'Flash killer' with Linux flourish

http://www.linuxworld.com

Multimedia browser plug-in Silverlight targets Adobe, aims at bringing animation, video and other rich media to Web-based applications.

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