Microsoft rips off Ubuntu

Posted by dave on Apr 4, 2005 3:12 AM EST
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The up-and-coming Ubuntu Linux distro is now regarded by Redmond as a serious innovator with features worth ripping off. Microsoft just started by copying Ubuntu's human circle logo for their MSN Spaces logo - see this MS page and this Ubuntu page and this ubuntu screenshot - of course stylizing the image to a cold blue, instead of Ubuntu's warm human.

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Odd, the Ubuntu Ripoff characters are all femmes AnonymousCoward 0 2,548 Apr 4, 2005 3:57 PM
Joke? What's so funny about intellectual property theft? MycroftMkIV 2 3,422 Apr 4, 2005 1:10 PM
This is a joke, right? mvermeer 1 2,670 Apr 4, 2005 6:02 AM

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