10 Facts You Never Knew About Microsoft

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch has named and shamed large American companies such as Microsoft and Yahoo as being guilty of helping the Chinese government censor the internet. Although Microsoft has not been as bad as Yahoo by actually reporting people to the government, they are far from innocent. For a company that values freedom of speech and freedom of information as much as Microsoft, they sure destroyed China’s internet freedom with “The Great Firewall”.


Racists

In 2009, Microsoft photoshopped an African-American man out of a company document. On the front page they instead replaced it with a Caucasian man, thinking that Poland would be more receptive to a white man on the cover than a black man.

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