Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Jun 2007 22:44 UTC
Windows As was to be expected, the Longhorn Reloaded team has been shut down by Microsoft. "It is with sad news that I have to inform you that today due to a cesit and decist letter we recived from Microsoft we are no longer able to provide you with a download link to Longhorn Reloaded. It deeply saddens me that although Microsoft hknew about this project for many months they only issued us with this notice a few days after we started to distribute the iso via torrents and ftp server."
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RE: Cooperations buys laws
by bsharitt on Tue 26th Jun 2007 04:37 UTC in reply to "Cooperations buys laws"
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Today cooperations buy laws trademark laws, new copyright laws i dont defend them and refuse to subdue to any of them .
The customer is treated like a criminal is that the gratitude for bying a product you pay MS to betatest?
you get a new OS thats incompatible with anything and
you have to rent or crack it to make it work.
But still when you move on to some company they have to use liscensed stuff for each computer one os for all pcs is not enough , if u get an os its logical to do whatever you want with it if you evolve it with better codebase it becomes another product .
These laws prevented Ultima IV Dawn of virtue to be released , the guy had it ready n i wanted to play it.
Now they kill of an intresting OS that could probably evolve into a stable and nice OS.
The laws never create new oppurtunities for people i say as the Pirate that i am it's time to Demand it. However they could just make a distro of Reactos and continue with longhorn reloaded over the reactos codebase ofcause that would mean a better UI than the crappy ROS bloat hybrid between win98 and win3.11 explorer without webbyness and overactive desktop as longhorn was intended to be.

That is one of the strangest, most misguied arguments I heard in a while.

They are simply stopping people from redistributing their copyrighted property, using laws that are older than Microsoft. This is really no differnt that me making changes updating the quality of the theatrical versions of Star Wars because I don't like the special editions, and then being upset when Lucas stopped me from distributing it.

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