#TheScalaReport: Why does Microsoft need a State Department? Is Big Tech the new Tyrell Corporation? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE


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Image: Microsoft has its own foreign ministry? Painting: Charles James Fox, by Karl Anton Hickel. Fox served as Britain's first Foreign Secretary in the ministry of the Marquess of Rockingham in 1782. Public domain.
Chris Riegel, Scala.com: Clear lines of differentiation between private industry and government exists in some countries, not others. In 2013, Microsoft refused to hand over to the US data on drug dealers in Ireland; Microsoft maintains its own State Department with hordes of employees.

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