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Date:      Wed, 4 Jul 2001 00:40:07 -0700
From:      Josef Grosch <>
To:        Ted Mittelstaedt <>
Cc:        David Johnson <>, "Kenneth P. Stox" <>, freebsd-advocacy@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: BSD, .Net comments - any reponse to this reasoning?
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In-Reply-To: <000101c10458$d43d39e0$>; from on Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 12:13:30AM -0700
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On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 12:13:30AM -0700, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> Bill Gates has made no secret of his belief that government
> needs to stay the fuck out of High Tech.  If he were contributing to 
> poliical causes, doing that effectvely undercuts his hands-off arguement

According to the San Jose Mercury New, microsoft donated over $8 million to
various election campaigns. The majority, 58%, went to Republican
causes. Gates and company were busy buying political coverage in the last
election cycle. Another example of do as I say not as I do.


Josef Grosch           | Another day closer to a | FreeBSD 4.3 |   Micro$oft free world  |

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