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Country code chiefs go nuclear on ICANN

When we suggested last November that the country code registrars could withdraw from ICANN, we commended it as a threat to be taken seriously.
Andrew Orlowski, 02 Jun 2001
Steve Ballmer, image from imagemaker via Shutterstock

Ballmer: “Linux is a cancer”

Microsoft CEO and incontinent over-stater of facts Steve Ballmer said that "Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches," during a commercial spot masquerading as a interview with the Chicago Sun-Times on June 1, 2001.
Thomas C Greene, 02 Jun 2001