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Re: [News] Ubuntu Linux at MIT Media Lab

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____/ Linonut on Sunday 25 May 2008 16:04 : \____

> * Roy Schestowitz peremptorily fired off this memo:
>> Then, they fight you
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| That was two days ago but yesterday we were notified that the Microsoft
>>| representative in charge with the education strategy had requested the
>>| organizers to pull the Ubuntu presentation because it is 'unfair
>>| competition' to hold such a presentation at an event sponsored by them.
>>| They are indeed co-sponsors but the conference is organized by the Ministry
>>| of Education and its local office, and is being held on the premises of a
>>| public University.
>> `----
>> http://janimo.blogspot.com/2008/05/then-they-fight-you.html
> It is sad to know they are resorting to this sort of coercing and
> that they have such influence over the educators but looking on the
> bright side of it, and that's how I perceived it after thinking a bit
> about it, THEY ARE SCARED :)
> Just like Bill said:
> In this business, by the time you realize you're in trouble, it's too late
> to save yourself. Unless you're running scared all the time, you're gone.
> -- Bill Gates

Only the paranoid survive, said the criminals from Intel. It's a book title
too. How many decade have they been coercing OEMs for?

Intel and Microsoft would make a good couple. They would screw 10 times a week.
Not screw each other though... and nothing to do with sex.

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