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Friday, March 16, 2007

„Do not use Linux, please, pirate our software” - Microsoft

It seems that Microsoft wants You to pirate it's software. According to The Register, Jeff Raikes, Microsoft business group president, said that if You have to pirate, You should pirate Microsoft software. The idea behind it is that some percentage of pirates become paying customers. Microsoft wants You to:
  • pay and use MS software,
  • use MS software not paying for it; might be in future you will pay,
  • not use other software. Microsoft does not want You to switch to competing software, especially legal royalty-free FLOSS software such as Linux, or
So why they implemented Windows Genuine Advantage Programme, if they do not want to push You to be legal? Paweł

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I completely agree!


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