save flickr – save yahoo mail

Microsoft is going to attempt to incorporate flickr and the other yahoo services into its portfolio.

http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2008/02/what-would-micr.html

 http://wow.jules.ca/jules-dot-ca/2008/2/4/microsoft-and-yahoo-what-happens-to-flickr.html

 http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/what-happens-if-microsoft-buys-yahoo points out that multiple important open source projects that are directly competing with microsoft technology like YUI

 http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/02/01/flickr-users-consider-their-potential-microsoft-overlords/

What can we do to prevent that?

Everybody buy yahoo shares to make it go up to $40 and vote against the merger?

Everybody pull their content out of flickr when the purchase happens?

If you have a creative and smart idea, please comment…

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~ by MrMichaelWill on February 12, 2008.

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