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Technetra: Don't Feed Their Cash Cow!

Dec 22, 2004, 01:45 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Adkins)

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"'Price-slashing' by monopolistic proprietary software companies masks the high costs customers still unwittingly pay. And when this false economy is endorsed by governments and industry leaders, the digital divide can only widen.

"The Microsoft XP Starter Edition is a drastically abridged version of the Windows productivity suite. This slimmed-down, local-language product, which is to be sold with new systems in India and other developing countries, is expected to cost less than half of today's basic Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition..."

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