Tonight Live:Gates and MS Waste No Time, Windowsrefund.Net, PLUS Linux CafeNov 12, 2002, 22:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Gerhardt)
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Tuesday, November 12th, 2002
At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Jeff Gerhardt, Doc Searls (Linux Journal), Arne Flones and Russ Pavlicek; are back live tonight. We have a great show lined up tonight on The Linux Show!! Kevin's first show at the helm!!!!
Segment One- The News. We will cover THE HOT NEWS of the last few weeks tonight. In particular, Russ (and the whole panel) on Bill Gate's (ok so maybe he is the anti-Christ afterall)& Microsoft's (shall we say questionable) behaviors in India, Doc talks about the Linux Cafe, Jeff on Oracle and the end of the IT down turn, Adobe's Microsoft woes, and more.
Links for India & Gates:
Segment Two- WindowsRefund.Net- Two cases show
progress has started
Tonight on the show we will be joined by Adam Kosmin of windowsrefund.net. Adam is in the process of filing a complaint against Toshiba America Information Systems with the NY State Attorney General\'s office. This is the second such effort by members of this upstart groups attempts at forcing Microsoft and the rest of the IT industry to observe the legal right of a buyer to unbundle PCs and bundled software and ask for a refund. Take a look at this Linux Journal coverage for details of the court ruling.
Previously Walt Pennington, also of WindowsRefund.Net filed suit against HP and Microsoft. Although both of these efforts have yielded no results, more cases are needed to show the courts and halls of congress how Micorsoft is still acting like the 800 pound gorilla that they are.
Join us tonight and find out how you to can file suit and join the cause.
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