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Why People Don’t Switch Operating Systems

“I was a bit amazed last week to note that someone who wrote
that the continued piracy of Windows was affecting the spread of
Linux on the desktop was described as raising an ‘unusual’
argument. No guessing where this kind of non-logic gained its
mileage–it appeared on the site that provides ‘news for nerds,
stuff that matters…'”

“It has been known for at least the last 10 years that Gates
& Co have a public stance on piracy–which is: ‘shoot the
buggers down’–and a private stance–which is, ‘it’s helps to
spread usage of Windows, do nothing…'”


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