Microsoft taking over spanish schoolchildren and state education
sean.daly at wanadoo.fr
Fri May 29 20:08:53 UTC 2009
On May 28, 2009, at 8:25 PM, David B wrote:
> This is an alert of the current offensive Microsoft is waging in
> order to infiltrate in schools and subvert currently ongoing
> adoption of GNU/Linux and Free software in educational systems
> As you might know Bill Gates recently met with Spanish P.M. Mr.
> Zapatero. The excuse of Bill G. visiting Mr.Zapatero was
> collaboration with the developing world under the disguise of the
> Gates Foundation.
> Seems Mrs. Rosa Garcia, former Microsoft CEO for spain and current
> person in charge for the Western EMEA region of Microsoft business
> had to "call the cavalry" in order to ensure GNU/Linux would be
> banished from spanish educational system.
> It seems clear that the "high diplomacy game" visit of William
> Henry Gates III has nothing to do with curing malaria and its real
> aim is to ensure GNU/Linux has no place in the recent plan to bring
> netbooks to spanish schoolchildren.
> Several regions in Spain have developed succesful programs with GNU/
> Linux, but Microsoft wants to push the only one that has used an
> All-Microsoft (including the failed Tablet-PC concept) approach in
> the Aragon region in order to sabotage GNU/Linux educational
> initiatives already working in many other regions of the country
> like Extremadura, Andalusia, Madrid, Catalonia and Valencia.
> Best regards.
> David B. (Spain)
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