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Old 11-12-2010, 11:00 AM   #1
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LXer: Just Stop It, Microsoft


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We all know that Microsoft doesn't like people messing with their stuff. For example, Microsoft really hates the amount of piracy that surrounds Windows and Office. The company frequently releases updates that make piracy of those products harder and harder. This is completely legal considering that only Microsoft owns Windows and Office. You pay about 300.00USD to have MS Office and MS Windows, and those would be introductory versions of each. Now, apparently, the company wishes to control things even more.

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Old 11-12-2010, 12:33 PM   #2
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It has already been done (the driver for the Kinect), and no M$ can't do a damn thing about it, it isn't modifying any hardware.
 
Old 11-13-2010, 06:04 AM   #3
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That's why I stay away from M$ and Apple products whether it's software or hardware.

If I ever do purchased a hardware product and was unaware it was a M$/Apple product, I feel
I have the right to do what I want with it at my own discretion.
 
Old 11-14-2010, 11:28 AM   #4
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I agree with both of your posts.

Just like the Antichrist, M$ is very popular yet still does evil things. Like the Antichrist, $teve Ba££mer oppresses political dissent with M$ products within his business. Like the Antichrist, Ba££mer dictates what customers can and cannot do with their computers. It's pretty clear just how evil M$ is.
 
Old 11-14-2010, 01:42 PM   #5
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Welcome back Kenny!
 
Old 11-14-2010, 01:47 PM   #6
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Welcome back Kenny!
As I posted in the MegaSuperThread: I had some major downtime after spilling water on my netbook.
 
Old 11-14-2010, 02:03 PM   #7
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Any damage?

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Old 11-14-2010, 02:09 PM   #8
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Poor, misunderstood Microsoft. All they want to do is get a few dollars, they are so broke. All they want is the quality of digital living to increase for all. All they want....

Have you ever tried to type when you can't stop laughing?
 
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Any damage?
Thankfully, everything is working okay now, so maybe just a little bit of shock to the computer that fixed itself.
 
Old 11-14-2010, 02:13 PM   #10
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With each new release of window$, micro$oft is getting more restrictive to what users can do and not do on the operating system. Micro$oft is becoming a software dictatorship.
 
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Poor, misunderstood Microsoft. All they want to do is get a few dollars, they are so broke. All they want is the quality of digital living to increase for all. All they want....

Have you ever tried to type when you can't stop laughing?
I laugh too. M$ is a big joke.

I was laughing on how M$ spend money to debunk openoffice.org

Micro$oft is starting to get scare of FOSS.

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Old 11-14-2010, 02:24 PM   #12
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With each new release of window$, micro$oft is getting more restrictive to what users can do and not do on the operating system. Micro$oft is becoming a software dictatorship.
Agreed. +1

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I laugh too. M$ is a big joke.

I was laughing on how M$ spend money to debunk openoffice.org

Micro$oft is starting to get scare of FOSS.
Agreed. +1
 
Old 11-14-2010, 02:26 PM   #13
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Thanks for agreeing Kenny
 
Old 11-14-2010, 02:49 PM   #14
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Hi,
Perhaps I completely miss the point of this discussion but for me it is something unserious.
A free driver for a device which is used solely for playing games. After a while there will be plenty
similar devices. It reminds to me iPod. There was the iPod now we have many iPod's like cells. Some of them
run on completely free software. My general questions is: why do we bother about M$? Let forget about it.
But the problem is that M$ is one of the biggest US company and I think US citizens are proud of it. So
they in fact don't want M$ to be forget. For the other part of world it doesn't really matter will M$ exist or not.
Simply the other part of the world doesn't benefit of M$.
 
  


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