Wed, Aug 26 2009 0:53
Microsoft Poland Empowers White People
In an absolutely astonishing move Microsoft's Polish subsidiary decided to do some photoshopping on its Business Productivity Infrastructure page to tailor it to the Polish market. Here you can see the U.S. original. In one of the least sensitive moves this year, the Polish subsidiary decided that black people in Poland do not need to be empowered, so here you can see what its version of that page looked like for a few hours today. As you can see from the current version on the Polish site, someone with a bit more human sensitivity than a teaspoon, and an I.Q. that is at least room temperature (celsius), decided to fix it. This evening Microsoft empowers everyone equally - even in Poland.
Read the complete post at http://msinfluentials.com/blogs/jesper/archive/2009/08/25/microsoft-poland-empowers-white-people.aspx
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