ft network: Lindows chief refuses to bow to Microsoft legal threat

Lindows.com chief executive officer Michael Robertson says he will not take down a site called MSFreePC.com, which tells eligible consumers how they can file a Microsoft anti-trust settlement claim and get StarOffice and Lindows.com products free.
The site says it will process claims for residents of California who are eligible to receive money from a class-action lawsuit against Microsoft which was settled recently. Lindows.com sells an operating system called LindowsOS which is based on the Linux operating system. (full story)

My spin: Microsoft is doing a “Fox” here. Going after a possibly annoying, but quite small or flea on their back. Linux is going to grow. Period. MS should just deal with it – but not like this and not to small LIndows.com


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