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Independent Research Confirms Allegations That Vista’s Anti-Spyware Protection Has Holes [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-23 18:00
Free software alternatives are even better at avoiding spyware problems. You will always be insecure as long as you are dependent on proprietary vendors.
Microsoft's Reach in Higher Education [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-23 17:00
An award-winning series of articles critically examining Microsoft's influence on universities.
Corporate Largesse: Philanthropy or Self-Interest? [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-23 17:00
An historical article critically examining Microsoft's practice of "donating" software to universities.
Z Trek: Alan Zeichick's Weblog: Ka-Ching! Windows Vista's real cost [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-23 16:00
"it's going to cost California's businesses and consumers $500 million in Microsoft license fees to adopt Windows Vista."
Vista Month: Welcome To The DRM? [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-22 16:00
'Schneier thinks that Microsoft is aiming to create a lock-in not just for Hollywood content producers but also peripheral manufacturers. “It’s another war ...
Microsoft can't defend Windows Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-22 16:00
Windows Defender has already had severe vulnerabilities and is expected to have more -- you won't be able to fix them yourself, since you don't have the source.
Forbes Follows the Money: Away from Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-21 17:00
Forbes blogger Stephen Manes is disgusted with Vista.
Windows v [GNU/]Linux security: the real facts | The Register [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-19 17:00
An assessment of Microsoft's recent claims that Vista is more secure than GNU/Linux.
Why Windows Vista is defective by design [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-16 19:00
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Vista Security Model -- A Big Joke? [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-16 12:00
"We all remember all those Microsoft’s statements about how serious Microsoft is about security in Vista and how all those new cool security features like ...
Microsoft May Have Mistakenly Pegged Half A Million As Pirates - News by InformationWeek [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-15 14:00
"Microsoft's anti-piracy tool has marked more than one in every five copies of Windows as bogus, the Redmond, Wash., developer said Tuesday, while more than ...
TECH.BLORGE.com » Blog Archive » Microsoft slugs Mac users with Vista tax [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-15 12:00
"The end-user license agreement for the cheaper versions of Vista (Home Basic and Home Premium) explicitly forbids the use of those versions on virtual ...
Microsoft settles Iowa class action suit - USATODAY.com [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-15 12:00
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Windows Vista EULA: Is It That Bad? [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-15 12:00
While the author seems to think that these terms are OK, the quotations illustrate clearly the way Microsoft deprives users of freedom -- for example, you may ...
Wired News: Vista Launch a Late-Night Yawn [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-15 12:00
"Slightly after midnight, there is no rush to the registers. Only those who are there, only a few actually line up to buy the software."
BBC NEWS | The Reporters | Robert Peston | Open Letter to Bill Gates [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-15 12:00
"So in order to put Vista at the centre of what I do, I would have to buy hundreds of pounds of new hardware." -- As many of the comments suggest, Mr. Peston ...
Opinion: Bored with Vista News - PC Advisor [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-14 16:00
"When all is said and done, it's not that I don't like Vista. It's that I've lost faith in Microsoft to deal in an even-handed way with end users and corporate ...
Schneier on Security: DRM in Windows Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-13 12:00
"In the meantime, the only advice I can offer you is to not upgrade to Vista."
Vista: Faces security storm again!-Software-Infotech-News By Industry-News-The Economic Times [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-09 16:00
We could help fix these security problems, if we had the freedom to study and modify the source code.
TheStar.com - Business - Vista's legal fine print raises red flags [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-08 18:00
"The net effect of these concerns may constitute the real Vista revolution as they point to an unprecedented loss of consumer control over their own personal ...
After Vista, a deluge of E-waste to developing countries, Greenpeace warns [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-07 15:00
In the end, this is about social responsibility. The idea that software innovation would result in more mountains of computer scrap ending up in the dumps of ...
BBC NEWS | Technology | How the net turns code into politics [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-06 17:00
"We need to ensure that the freedoms we currently enjoy online are preserved as the network evolves, or this shift could easily end up as minor historical ...
PC World - Windows Defender Lets Spyware Slip onto Vista PCs [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-06 16:00
"Tests with the program showed it missed 84 percent of 25 samples of spyware and malicious code." -- Supposedly users are supposed to accept Microsoft's ...
Baquía: Para los rivales de Windows, Vista es ilegal [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-06 16:00
"Vista es el primer paso de la estrategia de Microsoft para extender su dominio del mercado a Internet", indicó el comunicado de ECIS.
KSDK NewsChannel 5 - Vista Causing Major Problems For Online Games [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-06 16:00
This is another example of how Microsoft's new "security " policies get in the way of things the user wants to be able to do with her computer.
LXer: A dystopian future - looking beyond Windows Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-05 15:00
"If the thought of Microsoft Vista's DRM restrictions, restrictive EULA, version confusion and user lock-in has you scared then you definitely do not want to ...
BBC NEWS | Technology | Vista gives a view of a new world [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-05 15:00
"Vista's legal fine print includes extensive provisions granting Microsoft the right to regularly check the legitimacy of the software and holds the prospect ...
Windows Vista's new spin on licensing - The Tech Report - Page 1 [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-05 15:00
"As with corporate software licenses, the primary end goal here seems to be to maximize revenues for Microsoft, but MS's moves have the unfortunate secondary ...
BBC NEWS | Technology | Vista has speech recognition hole [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-02-05 15:00
Of course we can't fix this security problem ourselves, our evaluate whether Microsoft's response to it is correct, because we don't have the source code and ...
» Before you go Vista: Advice from nine experts | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-31 17:00
Tech experts detailing the various pains involved with installing Vista. These are all a function of being dependent on a proprietary vendor. Dual boot ...