tannoy blog — software corporates’ unfortunate nationalism

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I wrote this a few months ago, before I moved to the Netherlands.

Zune has just assured me that GB (my computer setting) is not part of the UK (my live email setting). Doh—they’re the same country! Technically, the difference is Northern Ireland. But then, I’m signing in with a .IE mail address. So what’s happening: is Microsoft taking sides in that old conflict? That’s how it seems from here.