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May 16, 2007, 16:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Hilf)


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"I have strong opinions. Those of you who know me personally know that I am not one to 'follow the herd' and that I speak up. However, I need to comment on a recent story where I was quoted.

"A few folks have emailed or called me about statements I said in the Bangkok Post about the 'end of Linux' and 'there is no free software movement.' My statements were shaped in a sensationalist way, not surprisingly, this isn't the first time the press has used shock value to get headlines. It then hit Slashdot and the blogosphere where a couple hundred people have called me every name under the sun. I have a tough skin--need to in this job. But days like this suck, to be honest..."

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