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MSNBC Finally Responds to Linux Today

Subject: MSNBC.com Live Vote
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2000 21:30:34 -0700
From: "Dube, Jonathan" 
To: "Dube, Jonathan" 

Please note:

MSNBC.com removed the operating systems Live Vote Monday morning after we
became aware that the number of votes looked suspicious. We have since
posted an editor's note explaining what happened. You can find it here:
http://www.msnbc.com/news/459031.asp.

Jonathan Dube
Technology Editor
MSNBC.com

For the record, here’s the editor’s note:

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sept. 18 — MSNBC has removed the Live Vote
originally published with this story due to what appeared to be
electronic ballot stuffing. The Live Vote, which asked readers
which personal computer operating system they think is the best,
received a large influx of votes in the past few days, skewing the
results. MSNBC has removed the Vote in light of this. MSNBC Live
Votes are not scientifically valid surveys. Click here to read more
about MSNBC Live Votes.