FC: Windows1984.com launches to oppose DRM, Palladium

From: Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
Date: Wed Nov 06 2002 - 22:53:03 PST

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    From: "ws" <wsat_private>
    To: declanat_private
    Subject: press release: windows1984.com launched
    Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2002 14:33:44 -0500
    In (late) 1995 Microsoft launched its Windows95 product to the tune of
    the Rolling Stones' START ME UP.
    Now a concerned "Oceanian" launches windows1984.com. The question is:
    Will Microsoft SHUT ME DOWN?
    The aim of this website is to draw attention to issues, particularly
    those related to personal computer use, which threaten to bring us
    closer to the dystopian nightmare of George Orwell's novel, 1984.
    (hint: Palladium)
    Unofficially, the site is in post-release beta, but so were the
    Microsoft Windows products for over a decade.
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