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Re: [News] [Rival] Link Between OOXML and Corruption is Found

____/ Mark Kent on Thursday 06 September 2007 12:43 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> ____/ Mark Kent on Thursday 06 September 2007 08:01 : \____
>>> [H]omer <spam@xxxxxxx> espoused:
>>>> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>>>> Corrupt countries were more likely to support the OOXML document format
>>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>> | Is this just a random coincidence? The median of the CPI index
>>>> Let's get this straight ... there's an official corruption league table?
>>>> Cool!
>>>> http://www.transparency.org/policy_research/surveys_indices/cpi/2006
>>>> I think they've made a mistake; shouldn't America be at the /bottom/ of
>>>> that table ... somewhere near Belarus?
>>>> Interestingly, Finland is apparently the world's /least/ corrupt
>>>> country. Someone should call Torvalds and give him the good news.
>>>> Meanwhile the U.S. is somewhere between Chile and Spain ... say no more.
>>> I think the UK is falling fast, though, as we have the BBC being run by
>>> ex-Microsoft people, plus the National Archives and the British Library
>>> all riddled with ex-Microsoft people too - doubtless they're bringing
>>> their corporate MS corruption agenda with them.
>> Who can one complain to? Is the least one can do is raise awareness of such
>> corruption? I say "corruption" with confidence, trust me.
> Probably the centre and left-leaning press, but if some of it involves
> the /current/ government, then the right-leaning broadsheets are also
> likely to be interested.  Of course, there's always the internet...

AFAIK, the BBC Web site had no coverage about the protests. Suppress and hide
the truth... the power of controlling the press... isn't that what the
press-buying fund, AKA Gates Foundation, is for?

                ~~ Best of wishes

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