So it is of little surprise that the subject came up during Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's visit to Toronto to speak at the Can>Win04 Business conference this week. In arguing against the merits of Linux over Windows, especially with government installs, Ballmer said the choice is often a political one.
February 28, 2004
Microsoft Head Talks Linux
Microsoft has gone on the warpath trying to convince customers it is safer and, more importantly, cheaper to choose Windows over Linux. In fact it has been the basis of a recent ad campaign.
Link: PC world