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Nadella is Not in Charge of Microsoft, the Big Criminals Are Still in Charge

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Summary: Branding "change" using names like "Nadella" or "Gates" won't change the reality that Microsoft continues to be a unique company of systematic crime

Microsoft is still a FUD company and racketeering giant which relies on briberies and other serious abuses all around the world. Don't be confused by persona marketing. Merely changing a face does not change the policies, which are to embrace crime where possible and where legal action is unlikely to possible (or fines unlikely to exceed the "cost of doing business"). Microsoft is like its close partner, the NSA, in this regard. The law is not being obeyed unless the cost of breaking the law somehow becomes too much of a financial liability.



Nadella has been groomed as part of a Microsoft PR campaign. It was all over the Web and quoting Microsoft staff (posing as 'journalists'), Ken Starks falls into the trap. He says: "Some of you have talked to me and think that Satya Nadella will be the peacemaker. He will be the one who finally shows the world how open source and proprietary software can work together, that sharing some of Microsoft’s code base is just a matter of time."

This is nonsense. It's just another Sam Ramji [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12] routine. They think that by changing the face they'll be able to find more fools to open the door to a Trojan horse.

To Starks' credit, he says "Microsoft is still beholden to their shareholders and Linux bears some nasty scars from deep wounds. I’m not sure that some of the FOSS powers-that-be will want to work with Microsoft."

They hopefully won't. Ballmer and especially Gates are still in charge. They are just hiding their racketeering, bribery, FUD and back-stabbing behind yet another face, this time Nadella's.

Microsoft is changing only in the sense that it's becoming irrelevant. Its gross behaviour has not changed; it's just trying harder to hide it.

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