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ZDNet Australia: Survey: Microsoft "running scared" over Linux

Mar 13, 2001, 07:09 (28 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Megan McAuliffe)

"Microsoft assertions that the open-source software market, such as Linux, is destroying intellectual property and stifling innovation has been slammed in a user survey, with the majority of respondents saying Microsoft is "just running scared."

"A staggering 73 percent of 1250 respondents disagreed with Microsoft's stance on the open-source software movement, according to a ZDNet readership survey."

"A recent report by ZDNet quoted Microsoft as saying that open-source software destroys intellectual property and stifles innovation, viewing Linux as a threat to its venture into the server market."

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