MikeRoweSoft - the epilogue
Mike Rowe (of last week's storm in a teacup) is auctioning the threatening letter he received on ebay. Last I looked bids stood at $540.
a cynic writes...
It would be funny if that violates some clause in the settlement betwixt him and MS and they sent the sharks in again.
Greedy guy. Microsoft already compensated him a lot.
Microsoft gave him an X Box. That's like the episode of the simpsons where Homer sells his soul for a doughnut.
How is that greedy? If just wanting to earn money is "greedy" then aren't we all thus? DOesn't there have to be a matter of scale?
name withheld out of cowardice
> Greedy guy. Microsoft already compensated him a lot.
"Microsoft gave him an X Box. That's like the episode of the simpsons where Homer sells his soul for a doughnut. "
"T.J., I'm telling you register tjmaxxx.com because you're the maxxx, the publicity you'll get will be through the roof."
His mum should start a site for Apple computers and see if the lawyers of any tennis legends get in touch.
He got way more than just an XBox from Microsoft. I trust that everyone here is capable of locating the relevant news articles if they're interested in the full story (my guess is they aren't).
MikeRoweSoft settles for an Xbox
Hmmm...looks like oracull.com is available.
John Topley (www.johntopley.com)
What I love is that when you enter "mikerowesoft" into google, it politely asks:
What I haven't been able to find an answer to is, when these articles say he got an "MSDN subscription," do they mean something like the MSDN Universal Subscription, aka "The Big Honkin' Binder of CDs/DVDs"? If so, then he made out like a bandit...never mind the XBox thrown in like a cherry on top.
That'd be my guess, MSDN Universal.
Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
TJ Maxx was a running joke with me when I was in junior high.
"Greedy guy. Microsoft already compensated him a lot."
The whole thing is silly, but I'm impressed with the amount of stuff he managed to blag of Microsoft.
Steve Jones (UK)
Bids stand at $2,025. Like I said - bright lad.
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