[Note - below find the best of the recent comments about the upcoming release of Microsoft Windows '95 - ed.] = = = = = = = From: email@example.com (John David Anderson) Subject: Crying This is original. So Bill Gates has paid Mick and the boys 12 million dollars to use "Start It Up" to sell Windows 95. For those who don't know the song, it's the one that goes "You make a grown man cry...". Food for thought. = = = = = = = From: firstname.lastname@example.org (John W. Sinteur) Subject: windows 95 add Today I heard that microsoft is paying the Stones $12 million for the rights to use "You can start me up" in their advertisements. Excuse me for being a foreigner, but I was not aware of the fact that US truth-in-advertisement laws require you to exhaustively describe the complete feature set of a product in your add. = = = = = = = From: email@example.com (Trey Jones) Subject: Win95 is coming Windows '95 ships August 24th 1995 Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated. = = = = = = = From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Larry M Headlund) Organization: Eikonal Systems Subject: Sympathy for the Devil Commenting on the licensing of the Rolling Stones' song _Start Me Up_ by Microsoft as part of the ad campaign for Windows95, music licensing expert Al Kohn said to the Wall Street Journal (8/18/95): "You can't always get what you want, but if you're Microsoft you get what you need."
(From the "Rest" of RHF)