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Old 06-30-2005, 10:30 AM   #16
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By law, they should be diversifying, not repeting the behavior that got them into the courtroom.

The issue back then: Give away a free browser when Netscape sold one.

When you're a monopoly, you can't do that. IBM was found guilty in 1972 or 1973 and still can't sell their stuff below cost.

Have you ever wondered why they don't have a "free distribution of IBM Linux".


Please take a look at the article released yesterday:

http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/38971/index.html


Last edited by tadelste; 06-30-2005 at 10:32 AM.
 
Old 06-30-2005, 09:17 PM   #17
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So wassup B? Watching the Os's fight and having a bud. True, True.
 
Old 06-30-2005, 11:06 PM   #18
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Re: Re: Re: Yes there is! IBM may still be subject to their Edict!

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http://capmag.com/article.asp?ID=1735

And what you "believe" has nothing to do with reality - except your own.

Also, you just demonstrated your incredible ignorance.

Get your act together and make something of yourself.

Life requires some effort.

Have a beer.
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Another dunce?

Not in the anti-virus realm?

God help the children of this world because we got some uneducated brick heads passing their bricks on to future generations.

I'm sorry, but it's sad and its funny at the same time.
There's no need for personal attacks just because somebody doesn't share your point of view
 
Old 06-30-2005, 11:19 PM   #19
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tadelste - different or opposite views from your own on a given topic are not necessarily wrong. While you may disagree with another's comments, please refrain from any unnecessary personal comments. Thanks -- J.W.
 
Old 06-30-2005, 11:25 PM   #20
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well, did anyone consider this? That Microsoft might go so far as to learn how to prevent the antivirus from fixing,(or blocking) the security holes in all Linuxes in general so that the hacker will eventually try and destroy the credibility that Linux has?? If he is, he is trying to do something that is virtually impossible, due to the high number of variations of Linux distributions. For example: one might try to attack Slackware based distros in general, however it is so customizable that the hacker wsould have to find a specific bug in the kernel, which by the way isn't always the same anyways. So he would have to make this virus or whatever monstrous in size to accmodate all of the different types. It just would'nt be feasible for a hacker at least.

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