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Columbia Spectator: Lecture Prompts Student Protest Against Microsoft

Thanks to Joshua
Spodek
for this link.

A number of students at Columbia University protested a
presentation by a person from Microsoft. The protesters pointed out
that “It was hypocritical of Microsoft to hold a lecture entitled
`Internationalizing the Internet’ when the key to
internationalization is having open standards, rather than
ownership by a corporation.”

“We thought it was hyprocritical of Microsoft to hold a lecture
entitled ‘Internationalizing the Internet’ when the key to
internationalization is having open standards, rather than
ownership by a corporation”

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