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Thu, 8 Jan 2009 05:11:52 +0000 (06:11 +0100)
MicrosoftTactics

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 === Targeting GNU/Linux ===
 
- * Linux is a Cancer (Steve Ballmer)
+ * [[http://www.theregister.co.uk/2001/06/02/ballmer_linux_is_a_cancer/ | Linux is a Cancer]] -- Steve Ballmer, CEO (2001)
 
- * Linux is unamerican (Steve Ballmer)
+ * [[http://www.linux.com/feature/8374 | Linux is un-American]] -- Jim Allchin, Windows chief officer (2001) 
  
  * Linux TCP/IP stack slower than Windows 2000's
 
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 === Targeting Linux distributors ===
 
- * Paying Novell with the "vouchers" for unclear "interoperability" agreements
+ * Paying Novell with "vouchers" for unclear [[http://news.cnet.com/Microsoft-makes-Linux-pact-with-Novell/2100-1016_3-6132119.html | patent and "interoperability" pact]] (2007)
 
- * Paying Novell again
+ * Paying Novell again (2008)
 
  * Attempting to [[http://olpcnews.com/sales_talk/microsoft/how_microsoft_got_xp_on_the_xo.html | take over OLPC]] (2005)
 
+ * Attempted patent deal with [[http://linux.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/06/19/1720201 Red Hat and Canonical]] (2007)
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 === Targeting hardware vendors ===
 
  * [[http://money.cnn.com/2008/05/15/technology/microsoft_olpc.fortune/index.htm | Undisclosed deal between Bill Gates and Nicholas Negroponte]], disrupting OLPC (2008)
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  * The [[http://www.microsoft.com/uk/servers/winclientshearts/ | Windows loves PHP]] campaign to promote the WAMP platform (2008)
 
 
-=== Targeting OpenSource licenses ===
+=== Targeting OpenSource licenses and development model ===
 
  * Claiming the GPL is invalid and unenforceable
 
- * Halloween documents
+ * The [[http://www.catb.org/~esr/halloween/ | Halloween documents]] (1998-2004)
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+ * Microsoft claims that [[http://news.zdnet.com/2100-3513_22-152099.html | OSS violates 235 (unspecified) patatens]]
 
 === Misc ===
 
- * The (RED) campaign with the U2 (2008)
+ * The (RED) campaign with Dell and Bono (2008)
 
 
 == Help wanted! ==