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Re: [vox] Why not Microsoft?
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Re: [vox] Why not Microsoft?

wouldn't it be a cool advertising campaign if we got a bunch of people
together to make a road trip to oregon and do a linux installfest for
the school system?

forget slashdot.  that would be like "new york times" or "washington
post" kind of media attention.   :)


begin Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com> 
> Same tactics, different school system.  Problem is, nobody
> ever gives a second thought to accepting the EULA, even 
> though it gives MS the right to stomp all over them.
> -- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
> On Monday 22 April 2002 13:25, nbs wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 12:04:25PM -0700, Rod Roark wrote:
> > > Geez, MS is adding material faster than I can put it in....
> > >
> > > http://slashdot.org/articles/02/04/22/1719218.shtml?tid=109
> >
> > Hehe.. Old news. :)  From my archive:
> >
> >
> >   Microsoft to schools: Give us your lunch money! (Salon.com,
> > 2001.Jul.10) [
> > http://www.salon.com/tech/feature/2001/07/10/microsoft_school/index.
> >html ]
> >
> >   "Microsoft threatened to sue unless the administrative offices and
> > all 264 schools conducted an audit and proved that every piece of
> > installed Microsoft software had a valid license. ... 'Can anyone
> > expect a dying person to be concerned about the drug companies'
> > profits?' ... the fines for just the MS-DOS [illegal] copies could
> > add up to as much as $19.8 million, not even counting lawyer's
> > fees."
> >
> > :)
> >
> > -bill!
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