Subject: Re: I wonder if Craig Mundie reads this list
From: Brian Behlendorf <>
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 16:33:05 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Peter Wayner wrote:
> But you might argue that MS's talented bookkeepers are also keeping tax
> money out of the commonweal.

On that topic:

SEATTLE--Consumer advocate Ralph Nader has called for Microsoft to start
paying dividends to investors, saying the software giant's $36 billion
cash pile amounts to an illegal tax shelter for wealthy shareholders such
as Chairman Bill Gates.