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Microsoft Brings George Orwell's 1984 to Great Britain in 2010

George Orwell



Summary: Inhumane practices are being implemented in the United Kingdom (UK) for Microsoft to become richer and the British population tracked through finger-based surveillance

MICROSOFT Corporation, the company which US congress accused of “enabling tyranny”, is now bringing its tyrannical practices to the UK. Having already helped implement an ID card scheme in India (the UK is canning its own plan for ID cards and thank goodness for that), Microsoft will now participate in the fingerprinting of toddlers, who shall be catalogued like books and numbered based on their small gentle fingers (which the "bad guys" would love to have). From The Telegraph:



Children, 4, 'to be fingerprinted to borrow school books from library'



Students in Manchester are having their thumbprints digitally transformed into electronic codes, which can then be recognised by a computer program.

[...]

But critics said they were “appalled” at the system, developed by Microsoft which is also being trialled in other parts of the country.


Thank you again Microsoft for protecting those children from paedophiles, terrorists, and those evil evil evil people who borrow a textbook from the library without permission (we all know what a menace to human kind they can be, having gained knowledge!!). Sadly, you failed to protect the children's fingers, which will now become a hotter commodity.

“Sadly, you failed to protect the children's fingers, which will now become a hotter commodity.”Having already hijacked the irreplaceable British Library, Microsoft keeps looking for new national assets and institutions with which to make entire states totally dependent on Microsoft, even for curation and long-term access to historical records that are invaluable items.

With just a bunch of developers, Microsoft seems to be doing more damage than many years with Labour have wrought upon human rights (and I am not against Labour at all, just their policies that neglect people's liberties and freedoms, which were long fought for).

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