Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Nov 2006 13:23 UTC, submitted by Tanked
Linux In comments confirming the open-source community's suspicions, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Thursday declared his belief that the Linux operating system infringes on Microsoft's intellectual property. In a question-and-answer session after his keynote speech at the Professional Association for SQL Server conference in Seattle, Ballmer said Microsoft was motivated to sign a deal with SUSE Linux distributor Novell earlier this month because Linux "uses our intellectual property" and Microsoft wanted to "get the appropriate economic return for our shareholders from our innovation."
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"Apart from that, I will avoid MS products like the plague, and will actively recommend that customers, family, friends, etc do the same."

I feel so hurt.. *sniff* ;)
To even be compared with MS, oh the pain..

sorry, couldn't resist. ;)

Edited 2006-11-19 18:15

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