Will Microsoft limit Office 11 access?. The first beta of Office 11 runs only on Windows 2000 and XP, possibly setting the stage for Microsoft to drop support for four earlier versions of Windows. [CNET News.com]
Microsoft: You Need Permission to Sell Our Software. IEEEmember writes “Microsoft has objected to the sale of bankrupt KMart’s Bluelight.com Internet unit to United Online. Microsoft’s objection to the sale is … [Slashdot]
Extra Credit: What’s the legal responsiblities that bluelight has to United Online if they used GPL code?
Hint: I don’t think that the answer is “none”.
With Allies Likely and Unlikely, U.S. Navy Stems Flow of Iraqi Oil. The United States and its allies, with quiet help from Iran, have all but shut off the flow of illegal Iraqi oil in the Persian Gulf. By Michael R. Gordon. [New York Times: Politics]