MS attacking government use of "open source"
erayo at cs.bilkent.edu.tr
Thu May 23 07:29:21 PDT 2002
On Thursday 23 May 2002 14:12, Bob Drzyzgula wrote:
> "Microsoft has argued that some free-licensing
> regimes are antithetical to the government's
> stated policy that moneymaking applications
> should develop from government-funded research
> and that intellectual property should be
To employees of Microsoft including those much disdained departments,
No offense to my engineer friends who work at Microsoft (microslaves) but your
company sucks big time.
No democratic government can have a stated policy that knowledge should be
kept away from the public, *and* be used to establish the domination of a
Take some reading classes and read your constitution. First you are a citizen,
then you are an employee. Your constitution states the concept of
intellectual property and why it is used very clearly, which is in strong
opposition to Microsoft's poor interpretation.
Eray Ozkural (exa) <erayo at cs.bilkent.edu.tr>
Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
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