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And Ballmer Blathers On

Oct 10, 2007, 22:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by D.C. Parris)

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"After reading an InformationWeek article about Steve Ballmer suggesting, yet again, that GNU/Linux users--or at least the Red Hat users--owe Microsoft money for violating patents he, yet again, refuses to disclose. But Ballmer is missing something--or maybe I am.

"Yes, boys and girls, here we go again. I'm beginning to wonder if this latest Ballmer claim is really news, or if it belongs on It's very reminiscent of the holiday traffic reports you see on the news. 'There's going to be traffic.' Every so often, Ballmer says we owe Microsoft money just to be sure Microsoft gets some more press, and hopefully, some newbie will hear it for the first time. I'm honestly surprised any reputable site would continue to carry such reports as news. Still, let's consider, once again, how Ballmer blathers on.. and on... and on..."

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