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I just looked at the SCO
Source web site and I am scared!
See, I am scared:
I have an idea!
I'll get a SCO license!... Only $199, what a bargain! Watch
Hmm, these tactics seem familiar, let me look something up...
Yeah, that's it, extortion
But what if I wait, what if they are right?
I'll get a license to be safe - I'll write them a letter
I hope they accept my offer!
Let see, I'll need an envelope too...
Now I'll be in full compliance! I feel so happy!
Thank you SCO executives! I hope you are able to sell MANY shares
of stock today!!!
Note: This idea was not originally mine, a friend on IRC suggested it,
and I couldn't resist...
--------------------------- My letter to SCO, accompanied by $199
in Monopoly money.
I looked up a term this evening and felt that it applied perfectly to
your company! Here is the term:
\Ex*tor"tion\, n. [F.
extorsion.] 1. The
act of extorting; the act or
practice of wresting anything from a person by force, by threats, or
any undue exercise of power; undue exaction; overcharge.
Your company is threatening an entire community of users – millions of
them, while your executives are dumping stock and making
You have shown NO proof to anyone other than the poor souls who
sign away their life (your NDA). I feel sorry for the actual
workers in your company who will soon be out of jobs when your company
folds, while your executives laugh their way to the bank.
I am hereby sending $199 in worthless money in request for one of
your worthless licenses.
Please send my license to:
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