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News.Samba.org: There is a Light That Never Goes Out

Jan 18, 2007, 04:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Allison)

[ Thanks to Jeremy Allison for this link. ]

"Microsoft has been in the Linux news again, with their Tony Soprano-like CEO Steve Ballmer claiming 'the fact that Linux uses our intellectual property is a problem for our shareholders.' Problem indeed, as if this were true then Microsoft is not getting paid for their 'Intellectual Property' by all those millions of infringing Linux users out there. That means you, especially if you're reading this magazine. It definitely includes me. I don't remember sending my tribute to 'Capo' Ballmer for all my Linux installs, and he thinks I owe him.

"But 'Intellectual Property' is a weasel phrase..."

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