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CNN/Money: Microsoft's Global Insecurity Complex

Jun 20, 2002, 13:00 (49 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Hellweg)


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"Historians tracing the tectonic movements of Microsoft have at their disposal a nifty shortcut: the company's habit of outlining its future through memos.

"From 20-year-old Harvard student Bill Gates's infamous 'Open Letter to Hobbyists' (in which he chided his fellow computer enthusiasts for not paying for software), to the 1995 watershed "Internet tidal wave" memo, to 1998's 'Halloween' memo warning of the impending Linux threat, the company likes to use these screeds to hint at its next steps..."

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