NewsForge: Is Microsoft Capable of Honesty?

“Well, they’ve done it again. In prime-time. With malice
aforethought. The duplicitous droogs, the denizens of deep-doodoo,
I’m talking about Bill Gates’ Microsoft: caught in a bald-faced lie
about HD DVD-ROM discs. This is news? Not any more than the fact
it’s hot in Texas this summer or that Katrina caused a lot of
damage. It is, after all, the Microsoft way: dishonesty in all

“This particular fabrication follows Microsoft’s favorite
formula for deception: quote a valid fact or statistic out of
context in an attempt to deceive the public about something