@schestowitz I'm aware of similar (and possibly worse!) behaviour here in NZ... and there's the resignation of Peter Quinn in Massachusetts who was working to mandate open standards for file formats... http://techrights.org/2019/06/20/microsoft-bullying/
Here's an article on Quinn https://www.cio.com/article/2447090/a-win-for-microsoft-in-massachusetts-.html
@schestowitz Microsoft agreement... if he didn't get his name taken of the list (It's possible others similarly manipulated. but as I didn't know many of these co-signers personally, I didn't hear of any more). The guy I knew was livid - there were actually insinuations from his boss at the council that he'd lose his job if he didn't get his name scrubbed from the list...
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