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Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Microsoft admits prize program was 'stupid'

May 26, 2001, 21:00 (14 Talkback[s])

If you were hoping to get yourself the grill or watch for giving up your local "naked-PC"-selling vendor, you're out of luck: Microsoft has killed the "admittedly stupid" program.

"Microsoft spokesman Matt Pilla said the program was 'a super-brief pilot program that was admittedly stupid but absolutely didn't share information' with law enforcers. 'It was just an opportunity to contact customers to explain the limits of their site licenses.'"

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