IDG.net.nz: Sydney Linux reseller throws lifeline to charities
Jul 27, 2001, 23:42 (34 Talkback[s])
In the wake of some nastiness involving Microsoft, overzealous
license enforcement, and a 'PC's for kids' charity in Australia, a
Linux company in Sidney is stepping up to the plate and offering
help with loading Linux instead.
"One reseller in Sydney, Australia, has decided to let
the world know that not everybody in the IT community at the moment
has tight pockets.
Anthony Rumble, managing director of Linux reseller Everything
Linux, is offering PC for Kids -- a charity threatened with legal
action by Microsoft over hard-disk loading obsolete copies of its
software -- assistance with loading free Linux software onto their
Rumble says by their nature, Linux enthusiasts are not very good
(or concerned about) public relations activities. His offer to PC
for Kids, has in fact always been there for any worthy charity.
Linux groups including Rumble's company are already aiding
charities such as Computerbank and Technology Aiding the Disabled