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Microsoft recycles its lobby platform "Voices for Innovation" to lobby against
Open Source software

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| Microsoft recycles its lobby platform "Voices for Innovation" to lobby
| against Open Source software in the European Parliament systems. Over the
| past few weeks radical elements in the open source community have intensified
| their efforts in the European Parliament.
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http://www.noooxml.org/forum/t-91368...ource-software

But... but... why do people pick on Microsoft? It's only fighting Freedom.
It's 'only' fighting the people...


Recent:

Corn Farmers Against Google?

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| Only if they're planting in AstroTurf
|
| [...]
|
| How do you know the organization, and the op-ed, weren't created by LawMedia
| Group at the behest of some well-funded clients? If they did their jobs
| right, you don't know.
|
| Some of them have left digital fingerprints here and there, though, says
| Declan McCullagh, in a blockbuster of a report exposing the intellectual
| whoredom offered for various important issues. Shortly after Microsoft hired
| LawMedia, for example, legislators, national agencies, and news outlets
| received pointed complaints from coalitions of farmers, rural voters, and
| geeky Latinos about how Google's advertising deal with Yahoo would wreck
| everything.
|
| [...]
|
| Don't call them a PR firm or a lobbying firm though, Law Media – which has a
| ton of lawyers working for them too—is a "public affairs firm" specializing
| in producing "remarkable coalitions" for anything one might need a coalition
| for.
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http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/20...against-google
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