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01.14.10

Another Anti-GNU/Linux Microsoft SVP Quits the Company

Posted in Antitrust, GNU/Linux, Microsoft at 6:24 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Novell newspaper

Summary: Bill Veghte abandons the company where he participated in strategies that violate the law

MICROSOFT suffers yet another major departure. This time it’s Bill Veghte, the senior vice president whom we wrote about before, especially when Microsoft’s anti-GNU/Linux tactics were exposed (based on court evidence for antitrust). To judge this man’s career based some public interviews would be pointless (he was at Microsoft for almost twenty years); rather, internal E-mails that expose what’s said when the public ain’t watching (no posing for the cameras, so to speak) is what ought to teach about the real Veghte. Last year he was mentioned in:

Subjectivity reigns the news. Reports about his departure include mostly confirmed Microsoft boosters. At least 80% of the following results that we could find are articles which come from the unofficial Microsoft spokespeople:

“Whitewash” is what one of our readers calls this ‘report’ from CNET’s primary Microsoft booster. It’s glorying one of the perpetrators of anti-competitive tactics at Microsoft.

“The crook belongs behind bars for the damage he’s helped do to the US’ reputation and economy,” said one of our readers. “His family can’t have missed what he was up to all those 19 years and claim full innocence.”

Quoting from the booster’s report, he adds:

“rebuild its reputation with customers…”

It never had [any] other than a bad reputation.

Windows will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows 2 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows 3.0 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows 3.1 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows NT will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows 95 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows NT 4 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows 98 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows NT5 / 2000 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows Me will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows NT5.1 / XP will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows NT5.2 / XP SP2 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows Server 2003 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows Home Server will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows Vista will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows Server 2008 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows Vista 7 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
Windows Vista 8 will rebuild M$ reputation and get it back on track
. . .
http://linuxlock.blogspot.com/2009/08/windows-…

Who is next to leave Microsoft? Maybe Steve Ballmer?

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  1. clayclamp said,

    January 14, 2010 at 6:52 pm

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    A very cla$$y and intere$ting po$t indeed. Your reader$ are a joy, as alway$. Are they going to track down the guy’$ family and do $omething to them? Ju$t wondering.

    By the way, I’m not $ure what it i$ you’re quoting, $ince there i$ no $uch text anywhere in that article. But who’$ checking, right?

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