Microsoft Store now selling snarky anti-Google ‘Scroogled’ mugs and T-shirts
By Brad Chacos
PCWorldNov 21, 2013 6:55 am PST
Are you shopping for the perfect holiday gift for your conspiracy theorist friend who harbors a deep, seething rage for Google’s “Your face in ads” policy? Good news! Microsoft’s got you covered with a new Scroogled store stocked with mean-spirited gems like the coffee mug above.
And while we’re talking For What It’s Worths, the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s recent “Encrypt the Web” report gave Google a perfect score for trying to keep your data safe from prying eyes. Microsoft, meanwhile, scored 1 out of 5 on the testing criteria—just like MySpace.
Sure, these Scroogled campaigns might get a chuckle or two, but they’re also generating a lot of anti-Microsoft sentiment, as a quick search on Twitter reveals.