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The FSF's Trick-or-Treat Stunt at the Windows 8 Launch

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http://ectnews.com.feedsportal.com – To "celebrate" the launch of Windows 8 just a few days before Halloween, activists from the Free Software Foundation played a little trick and handed out some treats at a launch event in New York City. With a costume-clad "GNU" leading the effort, the FSF representatives handed out DVDs loaded with Trisquel along with FSF stickers and information about the group's new pledge, "which asks Windows users to upgrade not to Windows 8, but to GNU/Linux," the FSF explains. Marketing genius or awkward attempt? That's what FOSS fans have been trying to decide. (General)