Tough choices from Microsoft

August 20, 2004

Funny article about Microsoft’s missteps in international markets includes this gem:

Microsoft has also managed to upset women and entire countries. A Spanish-language version of Windows XP, destined for Latin American markets, asked users to select their gender between “not specified,” “male” or “bitch,” because of an unfortunate error in translation.

Here’s the full story at CNET.

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