[svlug] Monopoly and punishment
raffi at linwin.com
Wed Nov 28 13:03:01 PST 2001
cnradio reports that Microsoft is trying to weasel out of their (now
minor) legal troubles with donating sofware and hardware to schools.
Opinion: Giving their software away is like having a drug dealer give
away some of his stuff to avoid punisment.
Question: why don't they ask the community what the punisment should be?
I'm sure we could come up with a reasonable solution.
Have Microsoft donate computers to schools and have them (pay for, or)
install alternative operating systems (GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, etc.) on that
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