Halloween Special - Which is scariest - Apple or Microsoft?

Summary:OK, a little bit for fun for Halloween. Which is the scariest company - Apple or Microsoft?

OK, here's a little bit for fun for Halloween.  Which is the scariest company - Apple or Microsoft?

Halloween Special - Which is scariest - Apple or Microsoft?
Let's take a look at some of the evidence before voting ...

Microsoft:

  • Enthusiastically pushing anti-piracy technologies such as WGA with no regard for who was caught in the net
  • Sending stealth Windows Updates to users
  • Unclear Vista Ready/Vista Capable marketing

Apple:

  • Bricking unlocked iPhones
  • Attempting to lock out Linux users from using the latest iPods
  • Promising secret new Leopard features and then not delivering anything

You decide!

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Thoughts?!  Oh, and Happy Halloween everybody!

Topics: Microsoft, Apple, Enterprise Software, Linux, Open Source, Operating Systems, Piracy, Security, Software

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