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LinuxInsider: Microsoft, Novell and Unintended Consequences

Jan 08, 2007, 22:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Gardner)

"The biggest consequence was that many, many more people became aware of the trove of metadata generated by their actions online. AOL did the global Web-use community a favor by educating the world on the issues of metadata use, misuse and the potential for shenanigans--or to seek protection.

"Well, thanks to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's recent transparency on his beliefs about Linux and Windows, we have a similar unintended educational consequence in the works..."

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