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Microsoft Admits Novell is Its GPL Proxy

THIS was said by journalists before, but there's nothing better than hearing it from Microsoft itself:

"While Microsoft can support GPL-based code through its partners, as it does with Novell, the company can’t contribute directly to projects due to the GPL’s license terms and requirements, he [Ramji] explained."

--David Worthington, last night

As Microsoft's Jim Allchin put it, "GPL is the licensing model. We think it’s very bad for — on an education, telling the world why we think it’s bad. We don’t think it’s the same as public domain. Somebody wants to put in a free DSB, we don’t have a problem with that, at least on licensing. But GPL, we think it’s very bad basically for the world, but especially for the United States."

“Why does Microsoft vehemently hate Freedom?”This was not the only time that Allchin described the GPL as anti-American. It's just so much easier to combat basic freedoms by describing them as demons, calling them a "threat" and -- in Allchin's case -- inciting US " policymakers" against this "threat" (GPL), to use his own words.

Why does Microsoft vehemently hate Freedom? Enough to fight it even? As we've demonstrated before, thanks to antitrust evidence, Microsoft employees are trained (indoctrinated) to believe that "[they're] the Good Guys!" The same techniques are routinely used to maintain war atmosphere (as in "evangelism is WAR!" or "Jihad" [1, 2, 3]) and instill aggression in troops' minds.

Meanwhile, Novell and friends are poisoning GNU/Linux with Microsoft technologies. They use "GPL" as a moral disguise that Microsoft won't intervene with.

Darth Vader Microsoft
Picture by SubSonica

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