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ZDNet Australia: Using Open Source as a Bargaining Chip

Apr 20, 2004, 20:30 (8 Talkback[s])
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"Have you noticed the flurry of fluffy coverage in the media about 'so-and-so investigates Linux/open source hence Microsoft will suffer hefty losses'?

"It has reached such a silly stage that soon, if your neighbourhood kebab shop were to adopt Linux, that too could make the front page.

"What's basically happening is a simple case of media manipulation by customers because in three months, one-third of Windows server software contracts with Microsoft's largest global clients will be up for renewal..."

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