Microsoft under fire by U.S. Army

An advisory issued on February 13 by the Standards of Conduct Office (SOCO), Office of the General Counsel, Depart of Defence (DoD), under the section titled `Beware of Microsoft Software Computer gifts’ states: “Recently, a number of personnel have received full versions of Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003 and Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 through the mail from Microsoft Corporation. These gifts were preceded in the mail by a card announcing that the software would be arriving `in the coming weeks.’