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Old 08-15-2013, 01:49 PM   #1
Steve R.
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Microsoft's Attack on Open Office

Microsoft is not noted for playing nice. I just ran across this post at TechDirt:

Microsoft Uses DMCA To Block Many Links To Competing Open Office

From the TechDirt post:
As TorrentFreak points out, this does not appear to be a one-off occurrence. In June, Microsoft filed more than a dozen takedown notices that took down links to Open Office. Again, it is likely that what happened was yet another case of a really broken automated system, but that's no excuse at all. We're talking about flat out censorship, by abusing a legal process, to attack a direct competitor of Microsoft.


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