09.28.19

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Microsoft ‘Loves Linux’ So Much That It Lobbies Huawei Against GNU/Linux

Posted in GNU/Linux, Microsoft at 12:33 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Attack Linux to sell Windows; Show you love Linux

Summary: Microsoft’s slip of the tongue or instinctive reactions to GNU/Linux wins and gains help show that Microsoft really hates GNU/Linux and wants it to fail everywhere

PEOPLE around the Web have already pointed out that the following move from Microsoft is akin to “concern trolling” because Huawei is moving to Linux (on laptops, not just phones) and Microsoft cannot quite stop Huawei in the usual way (bribery and blackmail).

“Apparently Microsoft “loves Linux” so much that it’s complaining to the US government only when foreign firms move to GNU/Linux.”“Microsoft Asks For Actual Spying Evidence To Justify Blackballing Of Huawei,” says TechDirt this week (in the headline), but it’s usually Microsoft blackmailing Huawei and the likes of it (to avoid them using GNU/Linux). What an odd twist or spin. Apparently Microsoft “loves Linux” so much that it’s complaining to the US government only when foreign firms move to GNU/Linux. Recall the Cablegate revelations; there’s lots more to that effect.

Keep on showing that ‘love’, Microsoft…

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