[ubuntu-uk] Ballmer screws over Nigerian schoolkids

John Levin john at technolalia.org
Thu Nov 1 20:39:37 GMT 2007

Chris Rowson wrote:
> I just read this. Sickening isn't it!
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/11/01/mandriva_ceo_posts_open_letter_to_steve_ballmer/

MS have been playing these games in Africa for some time: in 2002, they 
offered Schoolnet Namibia Office Pro for free, in a deal that would have 
required some $9,000 for the OS.

Gory details here: 


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