Microsoft is in the Toilet

by Glen Gillmore

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First I checked the calendar to make sure it wasn’t April Fool’s Day. It wasn’t. Microsoft's MSN in the UK is thinking about making portable toilets with Internet connectivity. The "iLoo" comes with Windows XP, a flat-screen display, a waterproof keyboard, and broadband access. Normally, I want to get in-and-out as quickly as possible (without touching anything), especially during a festival in the middle of August. I have no intention of lingering just to check if there is any more spam in my email inbox, or to get streaming video from the person in the next port-a-potty. Ewww…