July 1, 2005

Microsoft Swats at Open Source in Latin America

"There's a lot of Linux hype in these markets, there's a lot of piracy in these markets, and Microsoft is trying to address the demand with a product at a lower price," said industry analyst Michael Silver. "Certainly they'd rather see Starter Edition than Linux being sold and shipped, but they don't want it to cannibalize their [standard] Windows market."

Link: linuxinsider.com

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