I was afraid this was going to happen sooner or later, but the Redmondian lawyers came up with the idea to use Linux as part of their defense against the government. According to a PCWeek article Microsoft says IBM, Sun Microsystems and Linux vendors are also integrating "Internet technologies" into the operating system. Of course they forget to mention that, contrary to Windows 95/98, hardware vendors that include a Linux distribution are not at all obliged to bundle any application.
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