[linux-elitists] Microsoft prizes for rat finks

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Mon Apr 30 20:09:18 PDT 2001


on Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 01:40:31PM -0700, Karsten M. Self (kmself@ix.netcom.com) wrote:
> This is a letter/request going out to MSFT VARs:
> 
>     Microsoft has started a pilot program rewarding computer system
>     builders for turning their customers over to Microsoft's license
>     enforcement department. If the builder or reseller receives an RFQ
>     (Request For Quote) that includes computers to be shipped without
>     Legacy MS Windows installed, Microsoft wants a copy of the RFQ sent
>     to them, and, if you are the first to submit that particular RFQ,
>     you'll be awarded points toward winning prizes. Full text is
>     included below.
> 
> http://www.aaxnet.com/news/M010425.html

...and now the Vultures are circling:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/2/18589.html

Another solid attack by Tom Greene.

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