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Old 04-01-2004, 11:52 AM   #1
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Linux Tax

UK members should read this article

Linux Tax

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how can they go that far for MONEY ????
Old 04-01-2004, 12:33 PM   #3
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Are you both idiots? That has "april fool's joke" written all over it. You can't tax something that's free. Duh.
Old 04-01-2004, 12:39 PM   #4
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The proposal is that a one-off tax will be levied on all Linux CDs or servers bundled with Linux. Downloads from US sites will be unaffected, but the spokesman admitted that "we are still working on an effective method of monitoring Internet downloads".
Ya right, this is a crock......LOL

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Talking In other news other news Microsoft has decided to go totally open source with it's next generation OS , Longhorn, and has released it's source code. Get the source code at:

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Old 04-01-2004, 02:55 PM   #7
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Just after lunch, I had to go and get some nails from the hardware store. When I came out, my partner was listening to radio 2. She had heard the important news that both France and Germany where pulling out of the "Euro" and where both intending to adopt the £ sterling as their national currency.

They had even had some French and German "spokesmen" explaining how they intended to "lobby" the British government so that they didn't have to have a picture of the Queen on their version of "our" currency.

She related this in all seriousness, but looked "crestfallen" when I just asked her what the date was!


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I saw the headline on slashdot, but figured it was written by A.F. Ools.


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