400-600 out of 17.1 million users of bbc.co.uk run Linux

Either Ashley Highfield (BBC Head of Technology) has someone particularly stupid interpreting the stats for the site, or he is trying too hard to justify the BBC’s recent use of Microsoft client only technology.

Sign the petition to let the BBC know you use Linux. Found at PerfDave.

Edited to add: I estimate they have closer to 154,000 Linux users.

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