Verily I say unto thee, that Mark Kent spake thusly:
> [H]omer <spam@xxxxxxx> espoused:
>> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>> Intel's "Moore's Law" redefined by BBC
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> | The BBC tells us that Moore's Law means that the number of computers on a
>>> | chip, yeah computers, doubles roughly every 24 months.
>> What else should we expect from a Windows shop full of toner monkeys,
>> where their executive chief toner monkey is an ex-Microsoft employee?
> Is he really? I had no idea. No wonder it's all falling apart. We
> need someone technically competent in charge of the BBC, not an
> ex-Microsoft person.
| In particular, the FSF says the appointment of Erik Huggers, the
| former director of Microsoft's Windows digital media division, as
| the BBC's controller of the future media and technology group in
| May this year, is evidence of Redmond-driven corruption of the
| BBC's core values.
Of course the whole division was /bought/ by Siemens (a Windows shop) in
2004, so this is not really surprising:
I hear the MSBBC are planning to use the Windows symbol as the permanent
on-screen logo, so as to apease their "content providers" over copyright
issues. They'll be launching the MSBBC name and logo on Gates and
Ballmer's first TV show, called the Pearly and Sweaty Show - an eclectic
mix of DRM encumbered chart music, celebrity Microsoft employee chat,
Microsoft "product placement" advertising, and an all new and exciting
competition, where contestants compete for Ferrari laptops, by reporting
close friends and family as software pirates using the phone-in version
of WGA. The first 100 million callers get a free gift too, a choice
between a Zune, an Xbox 360, or a copy of Windows Vista (apparently
there's an overstocking issue, so they have plenty spare).
| "Proprietary licenses, the crack cocaine of software finance."
| - Matt Asay, CNET
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