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Microsoft trains Best Buy "Linux assassins"

A whistle-blower over on Overclock.net has posted details of how Best Buy staff are trained to counter buyers' interest in the Linux operating system.

A whistle-blower over on Overclock.net has posted details of how Best Buy staff are trained to counter buyers' interest in the Linux operating system.

A forum member identifying themselves as GodofGrunts posted a series of screenshots from the "Linux vs Windows 7" module of Microsoft's ExpertZone training package.

As I worked my way through the screenshots I was disturbed by the increasing amounts of FUD that was being used under the guise of "information" to discredit Linux.

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I am left wondering one thing though - just how many people are going to be going into Best Buy asking questions about Linux? Also, why is Microsoft looking at Linux as a greater threat than Mac?

What do you think? FUD or fact?

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