State by State, Microsoft Responds to Creeping Threat
Apr 30, 2007, 14:30 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Letzing)
[ Thanks to Jim
Tate for this link. ]
"Ed Homan, an orthopedic surgeon representing a central Florida
district in the state legislature, thought an amendment touting
open-source document formats he tucked into a 38-page bill wouldn't
draw much attention.
"But within an hour of the proposed bill's reading in late
March, Homan said, he was greeted in his office by three lobbyists
representing Microsoft Corp..."