FSM: I'd Like to Thank God, the Academy, and Microsoft for Making Possible Everything...
Nov 18, 2006, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bridget Kulakauskas)
"You know how when people win awards, like an Oscar for example,
they get up there and gush things like 'I'd just like to thank my
parents, and the academy, and my fifth grade drama teacher, and God
for this award, omigod!!!?' Well, if I was put in a position today
where I was going to have to gush on stage about, say, my computer
use, then I know what I would say. There I would be, staring into
the sea of admiring faces, and I would gush: 'I would just like to
thank my PC, the internet, and Microsoft... because as a Linux user
I have naturally been complicit in intellectual property
infringement and therefore owe Microsoft a good deal of money.
Thanks baby, couldn't have done it without you. Oh, and the
cheque's in the mail.'
"Or that's what Steve Ballmer reckons I should say,