Intersting nugget of information from alt.www.webmaster:
__/ [ Gordon Hudson ] on Sunday 21 May 2006 10:21 \__
> Microsft pays hosts to move to Windows.
> Usually its very cheap or free licensing for a period plus paying part or
> all of their advertising budget, allowing them to make virtually 100%
> profit for several years.
> I have even heard of them paying the hardware bill for one host.