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Sunday, September 12, 2010

Microsoft: partner in oppression

This is pretty disgusting.

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Another reason to switch to Macs. Or Linux or other open source if you got the time.

Look beyond Microsoft. Adobe is part of that as well. Maybe not this raid but they belong to the business group who can invoke US Marshals to take away your computer.

1984...is now.

Seems like an apt place for Sam Smith (the Bojack late of DC, now of Casco Bay, Maine) and his unique insights:


BUT! Did you see Microsoft's response today? All their software is now free to many overseas NGOs under a blanket license grant. Shazam, no more excuse for investigations. (See http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=10/09/13/221216)

This is a huge seismic change for the Evil Empire. Really a shock, but in a good way. I honestly did not believe they had it in 'em. Bra-VO.

Alan DeWitt, one might also note that lackluster MSFT rose $1.26 to $25.11 at the close, a substantial gain after a sustained retreat from its 52-week high of $31.58. "'Been down so long, it looks like up to me."

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