August 22nd, 2004


ROFL, you deserve it!!!

When coloring in 800,000 pixels on a map of India, Microsoft colored eight of them a different shade of green to represent the disputed Kashmiri territory. The difference in greens meant Kashmir was shown as non-Indian, and the product was promptly banned in India. Microsoft was left to recall all 200,000 copies of the offending Windows 95 operating system software to try and heal the diplomatic wounds.

From this article at Cnet News.Com.

I'm elated our government screws around when things aren't done the way they have to be :)