Microsoft: We were wrong about open source, but luckily you can change

In 2001 former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer famously said, “Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches.” Shortly after that and for the same reason, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates described the open-source GPL (GNU General Public License) as “Pac-Man-like”. .

Link: Microsoft: We were wrong about open source, but luckily you can change
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