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Old 06-14-2006, 09:33 AM   #1
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LXer: Microsoft offers schools in Mass. free software

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Microsoft executives will announce a software donation today that would give students in Massachusetts universities and high schools some of the latest technology, including the ability to write their own software and build websites. [Aren't there laws against trying to get students addicted? Isn't this the same Boston Globe which smeared Peter Quinn? Isn't this the same Microsoft who has historically threatened, squeezed, and even lied to schools? By the way, any GNU/Linux distribution permits students to "write their own software and build websites" without all the auditing, licensing, and viral problems associated with Microsoft. -- grouch]

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Drug dealers will give people a free sample to get them hooked as well.

More Microsoft crap to try to keep their marketshare. They are starting to feel the OSS movement biting into their butt.

Linspire did something smimiliar in Indiana schools just last year.


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