Getting People to Say Nice Things About Microsoft
Opinion: First, it was bloggers; now Microsoft is hiring Wikipedia writers to set its stories straight on the popular online encylopedia. How dumb does Microsoft think we are? (Linux-Watch)How dumb is Microsoft? No, really: a few weeks ago, they decided to "give" bloggers a freeas in beer$2,300 Acer Ferrari laptop. When some peoplelike mesuggested that this sounded like a bribe, Microsoft immediately back-peddled. They then told the bloggers that they had to "either give the PC away or send it back when you no longer need it for product reviews."
Lets see, and these bloggers will be done using them for product reviews by, oh I dont know, next Christmas in time for another Microsoft present under the Christmas tree?