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AP/OregonLive: Microsoft CEO Downplays Linux-Oregon Connection

“Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer is less than
impressed with a rival computer software developer based in
Oregon.

“The state is a hub for the Linux open source software–the
chief rival to Microsoft Windows. Open source software, developed
by a Finnish programmer named Linus Torvalds who now lives just
south of Portland, is shared by its developers while Microsoft
charges licensing fees for Windows…”


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