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July 19, 2006 at 9:50 AM

Sun aims ads directly at Microsoft employees

From The New Marketing blog comes word (and photos) of some advertising on buses running routes on the Eastside touting OpenOffice, Sun Microsystems’ open-source collection of productivity programs. The ads refer to a “Us-opoly” and tell viewers to “stop giving a bully your lunch money.” Other slogans include “compatible with expensive, closed, memory loving software” and “prehistoric reptilians welcome.”

You can even buy these slogans on clothing at Sun’s Cafepress store.

I thought Microsoft and Sun were making nice?

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