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eWeek: Microsoft Dismisses British Objections to Anti-Linux Ad

Aug 26, 2004, 19:00 (8 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft sources said Wednesday that a British regulatory agency's objections to an anti-Linux advertisement published as part of its controversial 'Get the Facts' campaign are moot because the ad is no longer running.

"The British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) decision issued Wednesday found that a Microsoft advertisement placed in a British specialist magazine claiming that open-source Linux was far more expensive to run than Windows was misleading. ASA called on Microsoft to amend the ad..."

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