[Linux-aus] Microsoft Offer to Australian University Students

Tim Bowden tim.bowden at westnet.com.au
Fri Mar 7 04:19:40 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-03-07 at 13:15 +1030, Glen Turner wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-07 at 11:49 +1000, Res wrote:
> > [2]: Person or persons being in the employ of a university who are paid 
> > by tax payers dollars are acting as commercial agents for a corporation, 
> > this is evident of the fact they state go to "this.site" and that they 
> > are not providing the software, nor will they provide any support.
> The person to write to is
> The Hon J Gillard MP
> Minister for Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
> PO Box 6022
> House of Representatives
> Parliament House
> Canberra ACT 2600
> Do write a letter. Basically if a polly gets five real paper
> letters on a particular topic they know it is a real problem.
> A staffer will be told to sort it and stop it becoming a
> politics problem.
If you write a letter, it's a good idea to suggest a practical potential
solution to the problem, not just complain about it.  That way you're
more likely to get a favourable outcome.

Tim Bowden

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