Microsoft CIO Gets The Axe

With a flick of the pitchfork, Microsoft's CIO Stuart Scott found himself cast out of Hell — er, Redmond, that is — and sent off to the unemployment office.

The Empire was busy this morning sanitizing the corporate site, noting the axing in his company bio and removing his contributions from company projects. Some reports have suggested that Scott may not have been perceived as particularly tied to the company.

Nobody is saying exactly what he did, other than the generic "violation of company policy." One can only wonder what "policy" he ran afoul of — is there one about being sane? — but then again, maybe he just wasn't ready for the Dark Side.

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Justin Ryan is a Contributing Editor for Linux Journal.


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John Scott's picture

"Hell - er, Redmond" ...?
"is there one about being sane?" ...?
"wasn't ready for the dark side" ...?

Grow up.


Justin Ryan's picture

Aww, I'm sorry you don't enjoy my sense of humor. Regular readers of the news here will know I always refer to Microsoft with some sort of snarky label...My personal favorites are "The Empire" and "Big Evil." I'm sure someone could code up a Greasemonkey extension that would change my anti-Microsoft bias into something more Redmondesque...Anybody want to take the challenge?

Justin Ryan is a Contributing Editor for Linux Journal.


EWG's picture

Lighten up, Francis. >=D