Piracy on the open seas

Monday, 8 May 2006, 1:42 AM EST

Microsoft has many proprietary weapons with which to wage its war on software pirates, but fear mongering? That too can be open sourced.

Congratulations to the people at OpenOffice for creating an “awareness campaign” that uses Microsoft and the Business Software Alliance’s (BSA) own so-called statistics and intimidation against them.

At IT Business.

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