What's all the FUD about?

Posted by amazingkip on Jan 30, 2008 4:40 PM EDT
linuxhow2.com; By Peter Cliffe
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A great editorial article discussing the eruption of Linux-related FUD brought on by huge corporations that fear the little penguin that could.

FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt) is defined on wikipedia.org as a "tactic of rhetoric used in sales, marketing and public relations....a strategic attempt to influence public perception by disseminating negative (and vague) information". In layman's terms, it's a bunch of bull to scare people into doing what they want you to do.

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new definition of FUD nikkels 3 825 Jan 31, 2008 2:05 AM

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