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Re: [News] Protesters Against BBC-Microsoft Corruption Take it to the Street

____/ Mark Kent on Tuesday 04 September 2007 12:01 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> ____/ [H]omer on Wednesday 15 August 2007 11:39 : \____
>>> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>>> Anti-DRM Protesters call on the BBC to eliminate DRM from the iPlayer
>>> And yet strangely the BBC didn't think this protest, which happened
>>> right on their own doorstep, was newsworthy. There's no mention of this
>>> on the BBC's Website whatsoever ... none.
>>> And it's not like the event passed by unnoticed either; apparently some
>>> BBC staff leaned out of their Windows and waived cheerily, some shouting
>>> support, until a suit ran outside and started shouting at the other
>>> staff to close their windows and get back to work. Official comment was
>>> sought from a BBC spokesman, but they refused to talk to the protesters,
>>> which included representatives from the FSF and the Green Party.
>>> The BBC is wrong, and they know they're wrong, which is why they hide in
>>> shame.
>> I don't think they'll retract any time soon, but they got a lot of bad press
>> ("it was written") and bad reputation that will follow them for years to
>> come. I helped put together some other criminal evidence against them (not
>> just the BBC) and I think/hope they will be talking to Auntie Neelie soon.
>> The Microsoft gangsters will probably join in to help the BBC by once again
>> scaring and smearing Neelie's name.
> If the BBC is willing to hand over £130 Million of our money to
> Microsoft for a Microsoft iPlayer, I wonder how much of our money
> they'll be prepared to spend defending and justifying this apalling
> decision?  Another £100 Million, perhaps?  Maybe £200 Millions?
> Perhaps a nice, round £1/2 US billion?
> These people /really/ need to find another job.

I haven't heard much about the opposition's action recently. I think the crooks
will get away with it.

                ~~ Best of wishes

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