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OpenOffice.org: Microsoft Buys OpenOffice.org!

Apr 01, 2006, 13:45 (4 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Facundo Salom for this link. ]

"For an undisclosed sum but reputed to be in the billions, Microsoft's Bill Gates has personally bought the leading open-source desktop project. Saying he 'was sick and tired of open-source eating away at his profits,' the world's richest man decided to put an end to the nuisance and simply buy OpenOffice.org. It will form part of a growing list of Microsoft acquisitions including several erstwhile competitors, a considerable number of prominent politicians, and a few small governments..."

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