June 16, 2005

Reasons to use a Mac #149*

Further to Tuesday’s remarks about Chinese internet propaganda, I read today that Microsoft had joined forces with the Chinese government to ban words such as “democracy”, “human rights” and “freedom” from its weblog service, MSN Spaces.
Doubleplusungood, in my heretical opinion.
*Reasons not to use a Mac:
To type the title of this post, I had to ask Anna to type the # symbol in IM, because I couldn’t find it on the iBook’s keyboard. She then taught me to use alt+3. She’s much smarter than me.