Microsoft pays dear for insults through ignorance
"only 23 out of 56 young Americans knew the whereabouts of the Pacific Ocean."
"The company [Microsoft] has now launched geography classes for its staff to avoid further bloomers which have caused embarrassment and cost money on a grand scale"
· A game called Age of Empires 2 offended the Saudi Arabian authorities because it showed victorious Muslim armies turning churches into mosques. The game was withdrawn from sale in the kingdom
· The Korean government, objected because Microsoft software showed the national flag in reverse. The software had to be changed.