June 5, 2002
Did Microsoft pay for Open Source scare?
Since Wired.com can actually get Microsoft representatives to talk to them (as opposed to NewsForge's lack of success in this department..hmm), Michele Delio gleaned a few inferences from the discussion on the Tocqueville Institute here at NewsForge and decided to ask Microsoft if it funds the conservative think tank. A company spokeperson told her it does, but refused to comment on whether or not the report that targeted Open Source as a vehicle for terrorism was commissioned by the traditional enemy of Linux. Read more at Wired.com.