Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Sep 2006 17:59 UTC, submitted by deanlinkous
Linspire DistroWatch has brought to light an apparant fraud by Freespire. "Several readers have emailed us to let us know that Linspire has launched what can only be classified as an attempt to tamper with our page hit ranking statistics by trying to artificially inflate the page hit ranking figures for its new community distribution - Freespire. Upon investigation, it turned out that both linspire.com and nvu.com had been deceivingly redirecting visitors to the Freespire page on DistroWatch and that the default home page of Firefox in the latest build of Freespire had also been set to the same page." A thread on the Freespire forums about this issue is quite heated.
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Microsoft is laughing...
by proftv on Wed 6th Sep 2006 23:32 UTC
proftv
Member since:
2006-01-01

...at us. The more we bicker the weaker Linux and open source gets.

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RE: Microsoft is laughing...
by deanlinkous on Wed 6th Sep 2006 23:41 in reply to "Microsoft is laughing..."
deanlinkous Member since:
2006-06-19

Yes, they all set around corporate HQ and read osnews and watch linux getting weak...

I know because as previously stated I am not just a troll but a shill also..

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