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Microsoft has a site for downloads of various software products, not just their own. It's called Windows Marketplace. Yesterday, for a brief shining moment, you and 10,000 or so other people could and did download Ubuntu Linux from a link on that page -- thank you, Google Cache
source: http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?s...07062209235346

can still see it on google cache: http://216.239.51.104/search?q=cache...lnk&cd=1&gl=us

Its been posted on slashdot too: http://linux.slashdot.org/linux/07/06/22/151233.shtml
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post #2 of 11
Haha, how did that happen?
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So Microsoft took it down?
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Ubuntu should sue for patent infringement: "thou shalt not publish your competitors products on your own site" for 1 billion $.
    
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lol haha...
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good old MS...always on the ball!
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hahah thats random.
    
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So Microsoft took it down?
Oh course they did.
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post #9 of 11
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Yeah MS took it down, a few days ago MS wanted to make a deal with Ubuntu like they did with Novell/Suse, but Ubuntu said no. So its funny MS was promoting it
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Ubuntu should sue for patent infringement: "thou shalt not publish your competitors products on your own site" for 1 billion $.
To bad it says please pass it on to others
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