December 14, 2000
Commentary: Not everything about Microsoft is evil
Author: JT Smith
LinuxPlanet's Kevin Reichard writes: "I usually don't spend a lot of time defending Microsoft, but there's a case where some highly irresponsible writing is making the Linux community look extremely bad. I'm speaking of Joe Barr's piece of tripe in LinuxWorld, where he takes Microsoft to task--calling them the "piracy police"--for asking Virginia Beach, Va., to verify that no unauthorized copies of Microsoft products were in use."