01.23.08

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Bruce Byfield at it Again with “Conspiracy Theorists”

Posted in Deception, GNU/Linux, Microsoft at 10:08 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

“I’m thinking of hitting the OEMs harder than in the past with anti-Linux… they should do a delicate dance”

Joachim Kempin, Microsoft OEM Chief

Bruce Byfield is at it again, describing realists as “Microsoft Haters” (yes, both capitalised).

However, given that very few of them voice objections to near-monopolists like Adobe or other large proprietary companies like Apple, most Microsoft Haters apparently assume their stance largely as a rebellion. They seem to take their identity from their opposition. And, in extreme cases, could be described as conspiracy theorists, seeing Microsoft cabals in everything.

This is becoming rather tedious and unnecessary. That famous sculpture (or picture) of three monkeys comes to mind here. Having shown plenty of concrete evidence of crime, Bruce apprently wants everyone to just look away and ignore it.

Leave them alone. There’s nothing to see here“.

It’s important enough for him that we ignore Microsoft’s technical and contractual sabotage that he actually writes about it. That’s just the core of this gripe. If he does not want to be part of the blunt debate, then he can stay out of it. Why resort to using labels and stereotypes?

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7 Comments

  1. Rosenstolz said,

    January 23, 2008 at 4:23 pm

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    Because he’s right, you know. You ARE hateful, useless nutters.

    Shrivel up and die.

  2. Roy Schestowitz said,

    January 23, 2008 at 6:57 pm

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    We document and analyze Microsoft’s acts. How is that “hateful”?

    By the way, death wishes haven’t a place in this site.

  3. Gomer said,

    January 23, 2008 at 8:26 pm

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    “Rosenstolz said”

    Ballmer, is that you or one of your hired pet monkeys working for less than minimum wage in a third world country?

    You Microsoft shrills are fucking relentless!

  4. Rosenstolz said,

    January 24, 2008 at 3:46 am

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    Conspiracy theorists. Who’s not for you is a hired minion. Get real, you paranoiacs. Your shitty website is not important. But as a Linux user you guys just make me want to puke. Go use BSD or something.

  5. Roy Schestowitz said,

    January 24, 2008 at 3:57 am

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    I use GNU/Linux, thank you, Unlike Novell, I happen to honour (and use) the GPL, not make a mockery out of it and find loopholes along with Steve Ballmer and Brad Smith. SuSE was (and still is) excellent, but Novell’s poor decision-makers ruin everything for it.

  6. Rosenstolz said,

    January 24, 2008 at 6:35 am

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    If you just kept to the facts and presented critical articles along with an intelligent discussion your website could be really great. But this, this — indulging in reciprocal endorsement of MS-hatred and the-sky-is-falling-down-lets-kill-some-unbelievers-attitude really helps the enemy. *Shudder* This place is really, really unhealthy.

    Don’t worry, I won’t stick around; I’ve got some sane people to discuss with – people who got perspective and actually *do* stuff.

  7. Roy Schestowitz said,

    January 24, 2008 at 7:09 am

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    It’s hard to be sure, but I think you’re eet (strommael-gmx-net).

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