Microsoft Ads on FOSS Sites

Posted by brideoflinux on Jul 14, 2011 3:34 PM EDT
FOSS Force; By Christine Hall
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Quite a few years ago, a popular Linux site began displaying ads from Microsoft on their home page. Big ones, at a prominent location above the fold. Some were fancy Flash ads, attention getters, mainly for branding purposes. Others were FUD, “independent” TCO studies bought and paid for by Redmond that “proved” it was cheaper to hand MS a wheelbarrow of money to run a Windows server than to run a free Linux server.

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I don't agree Grishnakh 0 609 Jul 14, 2011 6:09 PM

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