kosullivan_xlib Last Name wrote:
>> I was sent the following message by a freien at work.
>> >This is very scary ... considering how many people out there use >hotmail addresses. Did you know that Microsoft owns the rights to >ANYTHING that you send through a hotmail server? And, yes, that >includes proprietary, topsecret, business-y information too
One thing that I haven't seen mentioned on the reg, /. or anywhere is
the fascinating possiblity that windows now falls under teh GPL. If
anyone sent code - be it kernel patches or the latest version of xbill -
via hotmail, then we've got a situation where
-MS claim to own the code
-the code has been released under the GPL
-anything in Windows that resembles GPLed s/w can't be coincidence; can
MS claim to not have seen something they claim to own?
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