Sunday, January 08, 2006

Microsoft vs Freedom of Speech...

/...Microsoft has shut the blog site of a well-known Chinese blogger who uses its MSN online service in China after he discussed a high-profile newspaper strike that broke out here one week ago.../
This concerns me... Freedom of speech is a right. Microsoft benefits from this right... and yet can pull a stunt like this. We need to protect our right / ability to speak the truth... speak fact.

Check out report from NYTimes here: Link

I could be flippant and say "Boycott Microsoft - use Apple" but its bigger than this. We have to take a stand... Microsoft should have taken a stand...and they have failed! Don't boycott them... pity them! and support freedom of speech...and support Amnesty International. More info here:

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