Re: Uncle Sam Wants YOU!

From: Kurt Maxwell Weber (
Date: Sun Jul 01 2001 - 14:03:09 EST

On Sunday 01 July 2001 13:48, you wrote:
> Kurt Maxwell Weber wrote:
> > I'm going to take a break from lurking to point out that I am not
> > dissatisfied with Windows. It has its uses, as do Linux (and NetBSD, and
> > Solaris, and the other operating systems I have installed at home).
> > Frankly, I don't have a problem with Microsoft. If I don't like their
> > product, I'm free to choose not to use it.
> You do understand, don't you, that microsoft is
> working frantically to take that choice away from
> you? it's easy to sit back and say it doesn't affect
> you, til one day you realize that you can't connect
> to your ISP unless you are running windows xp.
> Then it hits you, and it's too late.

In that case, I have the following options:
1) Start my own ISP
2) Use Windows XP
3) Not use Windows XP and not be able to use my current ISP
4) Go to a different ISP

I'll just have to decide which I value more. As long as I won't be killed
for using a different OS, I still have a choice.

Kurt Weber
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