Ballmer: United, we’ll stomp on Linux

Microsoft’s taking a leaf out of Linux’s book to fight off itsopen-source rival–it’s calling its dedicated band of supporters
to arms. Although the software company cannot compete against Linux on price, the company will use its community of
professionals to outsmart the open-source movement, CEO Steve Ballmer told an audience of Microsoft Most Valued Professionals
(MVPs) in London on Monday. September 24, 2002, 9:26 AM PT (full story)