02.11.10

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Post #9,000 Reached

Posted in Site News at 10:12 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: With about 8 posts per day for 3 years we reach another milestone

THIS is post number 9005 in Boycott Novell. We still have no way of sustaining this site financially (the perils of publishing), but let’s see if we can hit 10,000. Thanks to all our regular readers.

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5 Comments

  1. Danielh said,

    February 12, 2010 at 6:14 am

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    Congrats Roy and thank you for a wonderful effort in this. I actually think this site will have importance for long time to come.

    You do something really important that most of us dont dare to do even if we know its all true.

    clayclamp Reply:

    most of us dont dare to do

    More like don’t have time to. Culling Google News 18 hours a day for negative articles about Microsoft and wrapping them with a few paragraphs of editorial cleverness, half-truths and self-referential cruft is hardly rocket science. It just means you have an agenda and nothing better to do with your life.

    Obsessiveness of this magnitude isn’t a gift, it’s an illness.

    powered_by_tux Reply:

    But you DO have the time to spread insults and lies on the blogs of those people, which no one forces you to read or to write comments on? That is worse than any of the points listed.

    I know, I should not reply to trolls, especially if they are as obvious as this one.

  2. Robotron 2084 said,

    February 12, 2010 at 3:31 pm

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    I too think Roy’s work here is important, but for altogether different reasons. While I’m usually a pessimist when it comes to public affairs, I’m going to place my bets on the common sense and logic of good people who will eventually see dishonest journalism for what it is. In that respect, I’m hoping Roy’s work will serve as an example of activism gone wrong.

    While the Internet is a wonderful thing, it’s not all pretty. Blogs lower the standard for news. Because substantial money is not required for publishing, anyone can get out there and say anything about anyone. Laws aren’t needed to curb this problem. This problem is a social one. I’m hopeful that enough people will realize that the agenda of the “common man” can be just as twisted as those in the “evil corporate media”.

    Ultimately I would wish that people learned how extremists of all sorts can cause harm, even if the crusade involves computer software, but I think that’s a much bigger lesson that won’t be learned in our lifetimes.

    Roy Schestowitz Reply:

    You have done nothing but troll this Web site for years. You admit loving Microsoft products and yet you come here to heckle a site that disagrees with you, sometimes ridiculing people too.

    You’d do yourself a favour by finding Windows fan sites that agree with your world view.

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