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ZDNet UK: War of Words Greets Microsoft's UK Anti-Linux Campaign

Jan 30, 2004, 14:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Munir Kotadia)

"Microsoft will launch a marketing campaign against Linux in the UK on Monday, aiming to convince companies thinking about moving to the open-source operating system that Windows is a cheaper option in the long run; but Linux vendors say Microsoft's campaign validates Linux as a serious competitor.

"As part of its multi-million dollar 'Get The Facts' advertising campaign, which was launched in the US earlier this month, Microsoft will direct users to visit a section on its Web site containing reports that were carried out by independent analysts. However, all the research was either carried out on behalf of, or commissioned by, software giant..."

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