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Re: Microsoft's plans to kill open source: TCPA

On Sun, Nov 03, 2002 at 12:19:44PM -0500, Noah L. Meyerhans wrote:
> FUD! FUD FUD FUD FUD!!!  This is completely all wrong.  Recently a talk
> was given at MIT by one of the designers of Microsoft Palladium (their
> trusted computing initiative) at MIT.  I was at the talk, which received
> lots of coverage on sites like slashdot and arstechnica.

I reel at your credulity, sir.  No less a personage as Steve Ballmer has
described FS/OSS as "enemy number one", or words to that effect.
Microsoft has bent its every division to a single goal in the past; it
would be foolish to assume that they aren't doing so this time.

G. Branden Robinson                |
Debian GNU/Linux                   |         De minimis non curat lex.
branden@debian.org                 |
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |

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