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ZDNet Australia: Lindows Offers OS for Free Over p2p

Jan 30, 2004, 17:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Pearce)

"Lindows has announced it plans to distribute its LindowsLive operating system for free via peer-to-peer networks.

"LindowsLive allows people to run a Linux-based operating system from a CD, without installing it on their computer, and previously retailed for US$29.95. The product was also sold over the Internet in a form which could be burned to a CD.

"'No, we haven't lost our minds,' said Lindows CEO and founder Michael Robertson in a newsletter. 'What we're doing is figuring out how we can take advantage of P2P to advance our own business...'"

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