“Microsoft may want to rethink its intention to inundate users
of pirated versions of Office with unwanted alerts. A recent poll
shows most users are likely to defect to the free open source
equivalent, OpenOffice.org, rather than pay for Office 2003.
“An iTWire poll taken in the past day asked the question: “Would
you try OpenOffice.org instead of buying MS Office 2003?” Of the
441 respondents which voted in the space of 18 hours, 381 (86.4%)
voted yes while just 60 (13.6%) voted no…”