[linux-elitists] [silk] a copy of windows costs $42725 in india (fwd from email@example.com)
Sun Dec 7 12:22:24 PST 2003
>>>>> "MH" == Michael Herman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Me> I've always suspected that this "We need proprietary software
Me> to protect our profits" line was a little disingenuous. It's
Me> all just a ruse! They don't care about the money at all!
Me> They're just in this to TAKE OUR FREEDOM -- the billions of
Me> dollars in revenue is just a cover.
MH> Hoho. That's not what I'm saying at all.
I know. I was extrapolating for comic effect.
I like the idea of a radical junta bent on destroying freedom,
though. It could be fun to argue against: "How can anyone make money
from proprietary software, anyways? Isn't this whole 'proprietary
software' thing just a front for your radical anti-freedom beliefs?"
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