PC Magazine: Smear Factor
Jul 11, 2004, 03:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John C. Dvorak)
"Could Microsoft be behind a smear campaign aimed at Linux? If
not Microsoft, then who? Let's look at the continued attacks
against Linux. The media is peppered with them. When one starts to
die down, another one crops up. While every single one of these
assertions is laughable, the never-ending barrage of anti-Linux
propaganda has got to take its toll on potential users. Here are a
few of the accusations you might find in articles planted here and
there in the media.
- "Linux is not at all secure and poses a major security
- "Linux is not cheap. Despite being free, it actually costs more
to implement and maintain..."
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