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"Computers in the European Union should be sold without a bundled operating system, according to this submission to the European Commission. It says that the bundling of Microsoft Windows with computers is not in the public interest, and prevents meaningful competition in the operating system market."

"Operating systems, it says, are not a natural monopoly, requiring just one supplier. Instead, in a competitive market, there would be a broad compatibility between different supplier’s products." -- Read more

Nobody knows Linux


In Computer Village, Nigeria, "linux" costs more than MS windows. Why? Simple: more CDs.

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Having a "Wow moment" with Windows Vista? Bill Gates invites you to share them on Monday January 29th at the Vista launch event.

FSF's DefectiveByDesign and BadVista campaigns plan to be there outside the event and they invite you to come along as well.
According to the email announcement sent to the DefectiveByDesign.org mailing list, "DefectiveBydesign.org and BadVista.org are organizing events to coincide with Microsoft's launch of the Vista Operating System in New York City on Monday, January 29th at 11am and 2pm in Times Square and further east near Grand Central Station" to "share some “Wow moments,“ with Bill Gates and other invited guests."