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OLPC Board Member: Microsoft's $3 Windows Fine by Us

Apr 25, 2007, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Lai)

"Microsoft Corp.'s announcement last week that they'll sell a $3 software bundle to students in poor countries is a positive move that won't hurt the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) effort, said a member of the non-profit group's board on Tuesday.

"'For the good of the world, it's a positive thing,' said Michael Evans, vice-president of corporate and business development for Linux provider Red Hat Inc. and a director with Cambridge, Mass.-based OLPC, which is building what is widely known as the '$100 laptop...'"

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