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[News] Government Plays Ball for Conviceted Monopoly abuser, Admin Fights Back

  • Subject: [News] Government Plays Ball for Conviceted Monopoly abuser, Admin Fights Back
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2007 01:23:29 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: Netscape / schestowitz.com
  • User-agent: KNode/0.10.4
Convicted BitTorrent Admin Fights for his Right to Use Linux

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| Scott told TorrentFreak earlier: “I think that this whole situation is just 
| one more way that they can impose their will onto me. It isn’t the fact that 
| I have to be monitored that bothers me, it is the fact that I have 
| restructure my life (different OS, different software on that OS) and that 
| they would require (force) me to purchase software while I a currently 
| unemployed and relatively unemployable with the 2 felonies that they gave 
| me.”      



FBI ducks questions about its remotely installed spyware

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| There are plenty of unanswered questions about the FBI spyware that, as we 
| reported earlier this week, can be delivered over the Internet and implanted  
| in a suspect's computer remotely. 


Microsoft patents the mother of all adware systems

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| The adware framework would leave almost no data untouched in its quest to 
| sell you stuff. It would inspect "user document files, user e-mail files, 
| user music files, downloaded podcasts, computer settings, computer status 
| messages (e.g., a low memory status or low printer ink)," and more. How could 
| we have been so blind as to not see the marketing value in computer status 
| messages?     


Microsoft Allegedly Bullies and Bribes to Make Office an International Standard

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| Microsoft did not respond to several calls requesting comment.


Microsoft Looks for the Big Guns in OOXML In-Fighting

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| Bill Gates has reportedly been making phone calls to the Secretary of Defense 
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| and the Secretary of Commerce to push the American National Standards 
| Institute to ignore the votes of its advisory committees and vote "yes" on 
| ISO standardizing Microsoft's Open Office XML (OOXML) format, the one in 
| competition with the OpenDocument Format (ODF) pushed by IBM and Sun.    
| Gates reportedly picked up the phone when the last INCITS ballot failed by 
| one vote to support Microsoft. 


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