The Register: MS in Peruvian Open-Source Nightmare
May 06, 2002, 14:30 (42 Talkback[s])
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"There's a letter circulating, purportedly from Peruvian
Congressman David Villanueva Nuñez to Microsoft Peru, which
cuts the heart out of Redmond's chief 'panic points' to chill those
considering open-source migration.
"Apparently, the Peruvian government is considering a bill
mandating open-source software for all public bureaux. From the
congressman's letter, we gather that MS had circulated a FUD
communiqué calculated to frighten world + dog with images of
collapsing domestic software markets, spiraling costs and systems