Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th Feb 2007 18:24 UTC, submitted by dylansmrjones
In the News Linux is the clear winner out of a dispute between the Russian legal authorities and schools over who should carry the can over the use of pirated Windows software, The Inquirer magazine reports. Rather than attacking mobsters who peddle pirated copies of Windows directly to companies, the Russian coppers decided to lock up a Sepich headmaster who bought hot Windows software which came from Perm region's Capital Construction Administration. Microsoft says that the incident has nothing to do with them, but it appears that Russian schools in the area are so scared about being shipped off to a Siberian Gulag, that they are buying Linux gear instead.
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He who kill with iron with iron is killed...
by dulac on Sun 11th Feb 2007 00:31 UTC
dulac
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2006-12-27

After seeing (years ago) MS backing and promoting piracy of is products (inferior at the time) to destroy established similar products...

... And then when become a 'de facto' monopoly inverted its position financing (owning) copyright defendant organisms... putting them to send letters with very clear legal treats (to all legal consumers in the databases - I may still have some of those saved)...

... It's almost a pleasure to see the backfire.
Like a late justice by twisted paths. No bit of sorry.
Those with no mercy should be treated by their own rules. Actually everybody should be feel their own rules in the flesh.

Its Karma, folks! Let it be strong and grow fast! <G>

-EOC-

Edited 2007-02-11 00:36

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