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