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cwestwell October 21, 2008 10:01 AM

Microsoft Celebrates Anti-Piracy Day - Apparently Ontario is located in Nunavut
 
Wow....So I am reading several stories on Microsoft little "Don't be a Pirate Day" highlighting locations around the world that have done their part either good or bad in the fight against Piracy. Several mentions go out to educational facilities that have helped Microsoft curb Piracy, unfortunately those educational facilities couldn't point out to big bad Microsoft that Ontario is not located in Nunavut. So I thought maybe they should have used google maps or hell even a Globe or WTF a basic map of the US will show Ontario is right there above Michigan.....anyway I thought this points to some really pathetic ignorance on Microsofts part. This interactive map is being displayed around the world and thought this might piss some other members off. I actually live in Northern Canada and to me putting Ontario in Nunavut is like putting New York in Nevada...

Here is the Map link

Global Anti-Piracy Day Interactive Map

SKYMTL October 21, 2008 10:07 AM

Well, Quebec bonded with Nova Scotia as well...

FiXT October 21, 2008 10:16 AM

What a great way to highlight and encourage use of Microsoft Virtual Earth :P

I must have missed something though - Ontario is where it should be and so is Nunavut?

cwestwell October 21, 2008 10:21 AM

Well holy crap they already moved the Ontario marker to it proper location within minutes of my post....hmm so they are watching us....

cwestwell October 21, 2008 10:23 AM

And they moved the Nova Scotia Marker within Nova Scotia.

MacJunky October 21, 2008 10:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cwestwell (Post 103123)
....hmm so they are watching us....

Each copy of Windows comes with it's very own keylogger that reports everything you type to MS so that they can always be on top of any problems you may have and such. :P
They also use this feature to catch people in child pornography rings so you know it not only works, but is also needed and loved by the public. XD

sswilson October 21, 2008 10:43 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MacJunky (Post 103131)
Each copy of Windows comes with it's very own keylogger that reports everything you type to MS so that they can always be on top of any problems you may have and such. :P
They also use this feature to catch people in child pornography rings so you know it not only works, but is also needed and loved by the public. XD

Heh... no that's not it......

You know how the US feds got printer manufacturers to include an indentifying mark on all pages put out by inkjets??? Well these days they've gone one step further and have had monitor manufacturers include a tiny webcam that sends a feed off to TPTB whenever the computer is connected to the internet..... :ph34r::ph34r::ph34r:

bojangles October 21, 2008 11:04 AM

Wow...so the US really thought we lived in igloos. Sad... hehe.

cwestwell I had a really hard time reading that. A few periods and commas can make a big difference. Just a comment, don't be hatin'...

cwestwell October 21, 2008 11:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bojangles (Post 103157)
Wow...so the US really thought we lived in igloos. Sad... hehe.

cwestwell I had a really hard time reading that. A few periods and commas can make a big difference. Just a comment, don't be hatin'...

:whistle: I am renowned for my terrible grammar so no worries I wont hate, but in that case I was typing up in a storm to post that while at work in the middle of a bunch of crap :ph34r:.

either way I usually type how a talk...which apparently with very few breaths.

Wow I just sat down and re-read my post and yeah that was really hard to read....whoops....So I edited it a bit to avoid further bleeding eyes.

bojangles October 21, 2008 12:20 PM

Much like that Zero-Punctuation dude hehe. Nice find though man.


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