Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof

MICROSOFT = POOPOO IN PANTPANT

In Companies, Free speech, Human rights on June 18, 2005 at 12:29 am

Microsoft is assisting the Chinese government in muzzling the Chinese people. It has configured its MSN Spaces blogging software and service to ban words such as “freedom” and “democracy.”

MS’s prominent blogger, Robert Scoble, sacrifices in one fell swoop, every last hint of his credibility with this cheap PR weasel-bark.

It is deftly swept aside not only by Rebecca MacKinnon, a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman center and nine-year resident of China as Beijing bureau chief for CNN; but by every credible Chinese blogger as well.

Thankfully, Bennett Haselton has hacked a way out of MSN’s censorship.

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