Microsoft's newest partner: Russia's Vladimir PutinSep 13, 2010, 11:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"If you stand against Russia's de facto dictatorship you have another enemy besides Prime Minister Vladimir Putin: Microsoft. According to a New York Times report, the Russian government is using a new tactic "for quelling dissent: confiscating computers under the pretext of searching for pirated Microsoft software." Furthermore, the Russian state is doing this with the help of Microsoft's Russian attorneys.
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