Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 28th Apr 2007 00:53 UTC, submitted by applesource
Privacy, Security, Encryption Microsoft Australia has defended the company's User Account Control (UAC) system as being "misunderstood" and said it should be the type of technology that all operating systems aspire towards.
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Owning Things You Didn't Invent
by ma_d on Sat 28th Apr 2007 19:24 UTC
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Sounds like typical Microsoft. Company A invents a great technology. Company B adopts it too.
Microsoft adopts it and changes 3 things to work better with its own OS.

Microsoft says it invented it and asks why everyone else isn't using it (even though they are).

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