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OOXML BRM Convenor (Alex Brown) Joins the Pro-Microsoft Wikipedia Spinners

Jun 09, 2009, 06:01 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)

"This morning we found some more mischief in Wikipedia. This carried in in the afternoon (a lot more activity than usual). Here is a removal of Microsoft's self-referencing smears against ODF and some edits from the vehemently pro-Microsoft "Ghettoblaster". Joining him again is Rick Jelliffe, to whom Microsoft previously offered money for Wikipedia edits.

"It's truly fascinating to see how many people or entities serve Microsoft from the outside. Most people would not suspect a thing because they don't understand who is involved. History matters. Take Black Duck Software for example. Few people know that the genesis of this company is a Microsoft employee. Black Duck Software is currently being used to usher Microsoft into open source software, despite and against the wide opposition to it*."

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