[svlug] Re: Monopoly and punishment

Rafael Skodlar raffi at linwin.com
Fri Nov 30 00:38:01 PST 2001

On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 05:03:32PM -0500, jsanchez79 at netscape.net wrote:
> Opinion: Giving their software away is like having a drug dealer give
> away some of his stuff to avoid punisment.
> Situation: Kid walks into computer class. Sits down and turns on PC, what do you know Windows comes up (maybe after a few tries). He likes what he/she is seeing and goes home but there is no computer there. So what happens, he/she tells mommy and daddy that they want a computer with Windows just like in school. Well the happy family drives to their local computer store and buy a computer with windows (windows that do break). 

> If this happens M$ will win at the end. Also students will be robbed
> from experimenting with different options like Linux/Macs/etc.


> Solutions: Protest outdside SV M$ site, ???any suggestions??
> -- 

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