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Intel Undermines Laptop's for Poor Children Worldwide.

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posted on Jan, 6 2008 @ 11:40 AM
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Intel Undermines Laptop's for Poor Children Worldwide.


www.nytimes.com

A frail partnership between Intel and the One Laptop Per Child educational computing group was undone last month in part by an Intel saleswoman: She tried to persuade a Peruvian official to drop the country’s commitment to buy a quarter-million of the organization’s laptops in favor of Intel PCs.

But the saleswoman’s tactic was the final straw for Nicholas Negroponte, the former Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer researcher and founder of the nonprofit effort.
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posted on Jan, 6 2008 @ 11:40 AM
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My next processor will be an AMD without a doubt. What a bunch of scumbags!

I can tell you personally that Mr. Negroponte Program works on donations from various computer suppliers and they are a true non-profit organization.





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