BBC News: Opening Up Challenges to Microsoft
Jul 30, 2005, 04:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Thompspon)
"But Microsoft is facing a much bigger problem than lack of
interest in its new OS, a problem that cannot easily be solved by
spending hundreds of millions of dollars on a marketing campaign or
signing up a well-known band to promote it as the Rolling Stones
did with Windows 95.
"The problem is GNU/Linux, a beast they cannot destroy and
cannot seem to tame, a beast that is encroaching on their markets
by offering an alternative to the closed development and licensed
software model that has made Microsoft rich..."