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Tuesday, March 04, 2003

Rivals chip away at Microsoft's dominance Open-source software takes on Windows, Office A story about a guy who was fined by the Business Software Alliance (an industry association co-founded by M$) because he had unlicensed copies of M$ software. So he wiped Windows off all his machines, and uses all Open Source stuff now. He figures he saved $80,000 in the past 2 years (even including the $90,000 fine!).