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Microsoft Invites Dutch Free Software or GNU/Linux Evangelists

"They may shove it," say the activists

BACK in August we mentioned how Microsoft spammed registered GNU/Linux users in Austria. It may have been part of the love-buying campaign, which continues to this date.



As many readers are probably aware, Holland has already waved goodbye to proprietary software (including Microsoft's) in a growing number of regions of the country. Microsoft, in response, threatened to sue. It's almost as though it believes to be privileged and deserving of business no matter what the competition has to offer. This angered a lot Dutch people because it drips arrogance.

According to one of our readers: "Some cities in the Netherlands did [a migration to Free software] before and now that Amsterdam made this wise move, I expect many cities and other public services in NL to follow.

"Probably Theo Rinsema (CEO of Microsoft the Netherlands) will cry like a little baby again in the media, like he did before.

“The Microsoft Imperial is dying because they've lost their credibility.”"Unfortunately for Rinsema, his whining will probably be ignored by the vast majority. The Vole has screwed up. More and more companies, public services and end users are becoming aware of the fact that the Vole's products are riddled with spyware and other flaws, out of the box.

"The Vole NL invited Free Software Activists - in public - for "Foot on the table (Voeten op tafel) sessions. Meaning a brainwash and probably free drinks and food to shut Free Software Activist's mouth.

"I even received a personal invitation from a Microsoft employee, describing himself as a Microsoft something Evangelist something. So at least he was earnest.

"I declined and AFAIK all Free Software Activists did.

"They may shove their free drinks and food up their [.. wherever they prefer ..]

"The Microsoft Imperial is dying because they've lost their credibility. If they don't remove their vicious spyware, they will be doomed to death."

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