Friday, October 14, 2005

IIPM Humiliation

Gaurav Sabnis, an IBM (now Lenovo) employee and a popular Indian blogger, linked to an article in a local magazine that IIPM didn't quite like, on his personal weblog. IIPM threatened to sue Gaurav and also called up a senior IBM executive and threatened to burn IBM laptops. To save his freedom of speech, and for IBM's well-being, Gaurav voluntarily resigned from IBM. Kiruba made this t-shirt in response:



Check out Gaurav's post and the article in the local magazine that Gaurav linked to.

2 comments:

Tanveer said...

That is shows IIPM in REAL bad light. Their actions speak worse about them than their the poor guy's blog or the magazine article.

Sid said...

True. I wouldn't probably have heard about this had IIPM chosen not to act as they actually did.