Bonum Certa Men Certa

Microsoft's American EDGI Proceeding to State of the Tax Dodge (Nevada), Kentucky, and More



Summary: Nevada, Kentucky, and the state of New York continue to help Microsoft turn the population into Microsoft drones

Thanks to Governor Jim Gibbons, who lets Microsoft escape tax in his state and indoctrinate Nevada's population [1, 2], Microsoft is getting away with what it calls "training", where training simply means making people the servants or perpetuators of Microsoft's monopoly. Here is a new article about it.

Nevada announced in April that the state has redesigned the Web site for reporting activities and spending generated from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, as well as an initiative sponsored by Microsoft that will give thousands of citizens free access to technology training and certification.


Microsoft does the same thing in Kentucky [1, 2], whose press has confirmed that the state is actively participating in this abomination which Microsoft characterises as an act of goodwill. It's only beneficial to Microsoft.

Unemployed workers in Kentucky now have a chance to improve their computer skills, thanks to a free program made available by the state.


Such state-funded/assisted Microsoft indoctrination is nothing to celebrate. It is shameful and it shows how deep in the pockets of corporations about one dozen states have fallen. Even New York fell for it, with coverage that continues to arrive. Microsoft is getting more involved with the US government and this parity/duality ought to make one wonder who runs the country. Here is some new PR from Delhi, India, which supposedly explains "Why Microsoft Certification Training is Necessary"; It's not necessary, unless one wants to be of service to a convicted monopolist and always depend on it.

"The danger is that Microsoft is using strategic monopolistic pricing in the education market, with the government’s assistance, to turn our state university systems into private workforce training programs for Microsoft."

--Nathan Newman



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