"Microsoft assertions that the open-source software market, such
as Linux, is destroying intellectual property and stifling
innovation has been slammed in a user survey, with the majority of
respondents saying Microsoft is "just running scared."
"A staggering 73 percent of 1250 respondents disagreed with
Microsoft's stance on the open-source software movement, according
to a ZDNet readership survey."
"A recent report by ZDNet quoted Microsoft as saying that
open-source software destroys intellectual property and stifles
innovation, viewing Linux as a threat to its venture into the
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