Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Oct 2007 16:14 UTC, submitted by Rahul
Microsoft Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has warned users of Red Hat Linux that they will have to pay Microsoft for its intellectual property. "People who use Red Hat, at least with respect to our intellectual property, in a sense have an obligation to compensate us," Ballmer said last week at a company event in London discussing online services in the UK.
Permalink for comment 277359
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[4]: Show 'em
by SEJeff on Wed 10th Oct 2007 03:10 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Show 'em"
SEJeff
Member since:
2005-11-05

Yes, but do you realize how many companies using Linux are also using windows? What if it backfires and those companies go whole hog Linux?

FUD is a double edged sword, and if ballmer doesn't quiet down he is going to have to swallow it.

Reply Parent Score: 3