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Re: [News] Piracy Still Microsoft's Best Friend

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amicus_curious <ACDC@xxxxxxx> espoused:
> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
> news:2469033.9SKS0peN0R@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Fighting Piracy? Microsoft is not by your side
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | To avoid this loss, Microsoft has to make sure it is the only player
>> | in race and to make that sure PIRACY MUST GO ON. Hard to digest, yet
>> | this theory scores . People might be thinking otherwise, but piracy
>> | is helping Microsoft to establish itself in emerging markets and
>> | fend off threats from free open-source programs.
>> `----
>> http://www.cjnepal.org/story/433/fighting-piracy-microsoft-is-not-by-your-side
<snip instructions to on-topic posters from troll>
> Perhaps Microsoft does indeed ignore some level of 
>  software piracy 

No perhaps about it - it's stated and recorded Microsoft business

> to obviate some threat that Linux would be chosen as a 
> substitute, 

No, that's not why he said he was doing it.  If you're going to shill
for Microsoft, you should at least get up to speed with what Bill Gates
says publicly.

> but to believe that theory is 

... proof that you've not done your homework.

To help you:  Bill Gates himself said some time ago that his business
strategy was to get people illegally copying Windows and then find "some
way to collect later".

Next time, why don't you google before you drivel here?

| Mark Kent   --   mark at ellandroad dot demon dot co dot uk  |
Ryan's Law:
	Make three correct guesses consecutively
	and you will establish yourself as an expert.

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