September 8, 2009, 7:37 am
"If you can't beat 'em, cheat" has long been Microsoft's philosophy, which has lead to the Department of Justice and the European Union swatting them with restrictions and hundreds of millions of dollars in fines over the years. But that hasn't stopped them. In our latest example, an anonymous blogger who goes by GodofGrunts at OverClock.net, a site for people who want the fastest possible PCs, reports on his Microsoft ExpertZone training at Best Buy. What he 'learned' from Microsoft isn't 'exactly' true.
Before I launch into this, here are some caveats. Microsoft ExpertZone is designed to help retailers learn how to sell Microsoft products. You can't really expect it to offer fair and balanced coverage of Linux and Macs.