Parking with Windows

,----[ Quote ]
| Windows.
|
| One can't even park anymore without getting the Blue Screen of Death.
|
| Incidentally, the parking attendant couldn't figure out why I wanted to take
| a picture of the payment machine. For my part, I couldn't figure out why he
| wasn't running a real operating system. :-)
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http://blogs.cnet.com/8301-13505_1-9...bj=TheOpenRoad

Windows does not belond there... or anywhere for that matter. Will parking
meters be spewing SPAM (neighbouring damage) and require activation
(maintenance, downtime) as well?


Related:

Pictures of ATM Machine Running Windows XP Crashing

,----[ Quote ]
| The other day I pulled up to an ATM and it was in the middle of crashing and
| so I was able to shoot these pics during the crash and reboot. The ATM never
| did come up fully so I was unable to get some cash. *
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http://www.socialdailynews.com/2007/...s-xp-crashing/


ATM using un-activated Windows

,----[ Quote ]
| Ok, so lets be realistic for a moment here, first off, is 'Hackers Best
| Friend" MS Windows really the optimal choice for an operating system that
| spits out cash? *
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http://www.itdrive.com/articles/177/...ows/Page1.html


ATM with Pirated Windows [with photos]

,----[ Quote ]
| In Russian you can sometimes meet pirated copy of Windows even
| on ATM. It warns that this copy of Windows need activation and
| the work of ATM gets interrupted.
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http://englishrussia.com/?p=981#more-981


Pfizer's computers zombied

,----[ Quote ]
| Rick Wesson, CEO of Support Intelligence, said this has been going on for six
| months. He's collected 600 spam emails to prove it and adds that 138 Pfizer
| IP addresses have been blacklisted by various spam-fighting groups. *
`----

http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=42186


Microsoft is the world's biggest cause of zombie remailers

,----[ Quote ]
| In China, it would take about one and one-half years wages (for the
| average Chinese) to buy a legitimate copy of Windows Vista. If you
| could find it here.
|
| Microsoft is the biggest cause of zombie remailers in the world,
| because they make noises, but do not do anything to address the
| real digital inequities in the world.
`----

http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=38202


Hotmail still riddled with spam

,----[ Quote ]
| Microsoft has admitted that up to 98 per cent of messages sent to
| Hotmail addresses are spam.
|
| [...]
|
| The findings will disappoint Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, who
| predicted at the 2004 Davos World Economic Forum that spam would
| be "eliminated" within two years.
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http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/21...ed-spam-admits