[svlug] Impeach Bill::This is offtopic and not allowed on svlug.
chris at dibona.com
Sat Sep 12 11:50:19 PDT 1998
Hi Raffi, all...
I am -in my capacity as an elected official of svlug- banning this sort of
bandwidth consuming, off topic crap from the list. Take it somewhere else
or I'll moderate you into /dev/null
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On Fri, 11 Sep 1998, Rafael Skodlar wrote:
> Let's change the subject.
> Yesterdays SJ Mercury News and other newspapers reported that Bill G.
> himself pressed Digital (and others) to abandon NC (Network Computer) in
> its days and other illegal activities. I don't understand how Digital and
> other big companies were so foolish to go with that. Now that MS embraced
> (copied) the NC architecture/technology it's OK to go ahead for all
> companies that want to build Win NC.
> I wonder how much voting power could Linux "community" pull together with
> buying one share of MS each and vote to "impeach" CEO and other officers
> of the company that uses predatory practice in doing business?
> The voting group would probably still be a minority accordnig to the rules
> but I bet it would get noticed on the Wall Street if the report from the
> shareholders meeting said that 3 million shareholders voted against
> officers and their illegal business practices.
> There are 7 million Linux users, according to most estimates for the last
> 2 years. I wonder if it's possible to get about 40% of Linux users to
> participate in this experiment and put their money in jeopardy, assuming
> that a negative report would make the price of MS shares go down. We have
> nothing to loose. Either way, we win.
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