Bonum Certa Men Certa

With Microsoft Infiltration at the BBC, Time to Abolish or Privatise the BBC

Bill's BC



Summary: The call to reform the BBC (or discard it as a news source) is now accompanied by a long list of items

AFTER YEARS of writing about the BBC we decided to make a BBC wiki page wherein we accumulate relevant posts. We are going to push for disclosure and reform at the BBC, mostly in the interest of truth coming out, not manufactured consensus.



This was partly inspired by a list that Slated had accumulated and to name the more recent examples from the site:

# Microsoft's infiltration of the BBC: "the iPlayer is not what it claimed to be, it is built top-to-bottom on a Microsoft-only stack, the BBC management team who are responsible for the iPlayer are a checklist of senior employees from Microsoft who were involved with Windows Media." # The "cross-pollination of Microsoft and the BBC": Microsoft's former IPTV platform Mediaroom and Zune chief, Daniel Danker, infiltrates the BBC's Audio & Music, Vision, iPlayer, online search, and online products and services divisions # Microsoft's €£20 million bribe to the BBC: Undisclosed "funding compromised media objectivity" # BBC's Chief Technology Officer, John Linwood, is a Microsoft mole: "John spent 11 years at Microsoft beginning as an Architectural Consultant in 1993 then progressing to occupy a variety of senior positions within its MSN business."


We weren't aware of that last one, which we had missed. The one before the last is about Gates, who actually paid the BBC more than once (many millions) and it shows. The Gates Foundation controls many other publications/media outlets through financial strings. This helps gag critics.

The famous criminal, Bill Gates, is now a Microsoft/patents lobbyist and he is going to lobby the EU Parliament later this month, according to this program. We will hopefully find more time this month to cover the mischiefs of the Gates family, and the ringleader in particular. He continues to profit by promoting patents which he paints as "charity" -- a subject I had to explain to a professor whom I met here earlier today. As a biology professor he could see what I was getting at. Take for instance Gates' relationship with Novartis and mind these new Novartis patent monopolies from the news:

A patent is a window into a company's activity that may never show up in a press release.


No, that's not what a patent is. And the BBC won't explain it correctly, either. As we showed many times before, Novartis and companies like it (which make up the Gates Foundation) artificially elevate the price of drugs and price them out of reach to many, rendering them dead. Where Gates comes in is the lobbying for governments to give taxpayers' money for private profit (Novartis et al., which Gates invests in) and 'free' samples to create dependence and PR for Mr. Gates. With the watchdog press suspended (strings attached), do not expect to hear this from corporate media. But this is known to many experts in the field. Many are too shy to speak out about it. When they do speak out about it, the press ignores, or labels them "jealous".

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