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NYT: IM battle, MS employee masqueraded a Ind. Consultant
Author: David Valentine Posted: 8/13/1999; 9:06:30 AM Topic: Yusuf Mehdi on Instant Messaging Msg #: 9459 (In response to 9146) Prev/Next: 9458 / 9460
The Microsoft Corporation acknowledged Thursday that one of its programmers apparently masqueraded as an independent computer consultant earlier this week in an effort to discredit America Online's tactics in the companies' quarrel over instant messaging.
Well written lots of details on the IM communication.
An Embarrassment for Microsoft in Battle With America Online. NY Times Registration required. (originally from www.macintouch.com)
ZDNN: Microsoft employee smears AOL
There are responses to this message:
- Re: NYT: IM battle, MS employee masqueraded a Ind. Consultant, Sidney Markowitz, 8/13/1999; 11:58:06 AM
- MS-AOL: Silcon Soap Opera, David Valentine, 8/13/1999; 2:55:46 PM
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