[ILUG] Interesting sponsored link
david.howe at howesystems.com
Wed Apr 16 10:11:13 IST 2008
I think from memory that the word "linux" costs MS around 40c per click.
Probably more for a banner ad. Think about it :).
The history of the "Linux- Get The Facts" campaign is fraught with
controversy, especially in the UK. The recent Gartner report on Windows
makes much more interesting reading though.
On Wed, April 16, 2008 5:06 am, Andrew wrote:
> On Tuesday 15 April 2008 23:09:38 John Honan wrote:
>> I use Gmail and was reading the ILUG digest email when I noticed this
>> adword at the top of my screen;
>> "Linux - Get The Facts - http://www.microsoft.ie/getthefacts - In-depth
>> Party Analysis Linux & Windows"
>> The linked page has a testimonial from the MD of jobs.ie about how great
>> windows server is etc...etc...
> Hmm. Didn't jobs.ie get horridly hacked a few weeks back? (A "little
> tables" problem). Maybe they'd be interested in switching to a real
> system now (not that that would solve their SQL injection problems).
>> Interesting. I'm not one to get into 'os-wars' nonsense but I'd love to
>> know what trigger word MS used for that adword... 'ilug' perhaps? -
>> out for black helicopters. :)
> Maybe you are getting too much of that non-motorbike operating system.
> However, now that you have words like motorcycles motorbikes and mopeds,
> and sidecar in your road racing history, you never know what might rev
> ad engine in the future. It could be a fun ride.
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