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Jun 25, 2002, 19:00 (22 Talkback[s])

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"Microsoft Corp.'s sensitivity to the positive press about Linux was on display in Tauranga, New Zealand, earlier this month.

"Michael Doerner, owner of BayPC Consulting, was an exhibitor at a jointly sponsored Microsoft and Telecom Business Club event in the town on June 13. He was surprised on returning to his stand in the afternoon, having set it up earlier in the day, to find that newspaper clippings relating to Linux had been removed from display.

"They'd been taken down by Microsoft's small business marketer, Warwick Grey, who is helping stage the Business Club events around the country. The events are aimed at promoting networking between business operators..."

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