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Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 17:13:04 -0400
From: Ruben I Safir
To: Mike Magee
Cc: Ruben I Safir , hangout-at-nylxs.com, fairuse-at-nylxs.com, egan.orion-at-theinquirer.net, arron.rouse-at-theinquirer.net
Subject: [hangout] Re: Shared Secrets MS and Free Software
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In-Reply-To: ; from mike.magee-at-theinquirer.net on Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 17:02:58 -0400
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You can call it a storm in a teapot if you wish, and others have made that mistake to
find themselves under more scrutinity than they cared for. I don't make light of the
integrety of the press, and I fully expect integrerty. I'll review the article
later for it's honesty, and if it's a simply dishonest canned news of MS
lies, we'll handle it later in the week. If it seems to be just a poor understanding
of the fact, we'll handle that. It it is an honest report. We'll also report that.
We will make apropriate judgements and take necessary activities as your reportings
intgrety deserves. Nothing more....
whether you like being called dishonest or not....is not my concern.
You impact on public perception and the ability to report facts acurately
and without bias is.
BTW - I'm ccing this to a few other concerned parties.
On 2003.04.21 17:02 Mike Magee wrote:
> I don't take kindly to being accused of being dishonest, or even possibly
> being dishonest, nor do I lightly hurl such insults about. I haven't
> described this man as stupid, for example. I dare say you wouldn't like
> being called a liar either, so please calm down a little.
> This is a storm in a teacup and as far as I'm concerned this matter is
> Mike Magee
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ruben I Safir [mailto:ruben-at-mrbrklyn.com]
> Sent: 21 April 2003 21:47
> To: mike.magee-at-theinquirer.net; hangout-at-nylxs.com; fairuse-at-nylxs.com
> Subject: Shared Secrets MS and Free Software
> I don't. I'm not following this closely, but if your article in any way
> quotes microsofts
> rhetoric about it's "shared secret" which is anything less than a rigorous
> deconstruction of the
> lie being perpetrated by Microsoft, then your reporting is dishonest, and
> I'll get a chance to read the article later, but Adam is niether stupid or
> If you have his ire up, chances are it's for good reason.
> Ruben Safir
> Founder and President of NY Fair Use
> NYLXS, contributing author to the Linux Journal
> Founder of the NYLXS Free Software Quaterly
> Brooklyn Linux Solutions
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