In a move which brings a whole new meaning to the “Blue Screen of Death”, the Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $90 Million contract to Microsoft to provide the desktop and server software for about 140,000 computers inside the organization.
I would normally use profanity here, but I think I’m too stunned by the complete ignorance this decision displays.
Tom Ridge and Co. certainly had other options, and I think we all know that bad things are likely to happen because of this.
Others have mentioned moving to another country as a safety measure — I vote for Northern Ireland, at least it’s safe there…
This item was posted byon Thursday, July 17th, 2003.
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