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Linux-Watch: Anatomy of a blogger bribe

Dec 29, 2006, 16:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Kirkpatrick, however, doesn't see what the fuss is all about. Kirkpatrick writes, "Microsoft and AMD sent out a pile of very expensive (yet trashy looking) laptops to a number of bloggers over the past week. We were told we could keep them - now after a day of minor outrage by some people they are emailing us back with the following request that we not keep them after all! ... Ok, so obviously I'm being a bit snotty here and am in a position of ridiculous privilege to get one of these things for free. I just don't think it's anything to get your knickers in a twist about given the state of the world.""

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