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Date:      Wed, 4 Jul 2001 00:40:07 -0700
From:      Josef Grosch <jgrosch@mooseriver.com>
To:        Ted Mittelstaedt <tedm@toybox.placo.com>
Cc:        David Johnson <djohnson@acuson.com>, "Kenneth P. Stox" <stox@imagescape.com>, freebsd-advocacy@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: BSD, .Net comments - any reponse to this reasoning?
Message-ID:  <20010704004007.A15235@mooseriver.com>
In-Reply-To: <000101c10458$d43d39e0$1401a8c0@tedm.placo.com>; from tedm@toybox.placo.com on Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 12:13:30AM -0700
References:  <3B4208FC.6C9AB8F7@acuson.com> <000101c10458$d43d39e0$1401a8c0@tedm.placo.com>

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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

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