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.
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Lets try to break it down little
by steogede2 on Wed 10th Oct 2007 10:57 UTC
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>> People who use Red Hat, at least with respect to our intellectual property, in a sense have an obligation to compensate us

"at least"? and at most would be what? everyone who use Red Hat?

"in a sense"? What sort of sense? In a moral sense? In a legal sense? In a "we are Microsoft all your money and technology belong to us" sense? Perhaps he means in a "everything I say makes no" sense?

I will have to download the video and see if he actually says anything which has a tangible meaning.

(I think I may have used up my years supply of question marks)

Edited 2007-10-10 10:59

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