German Klimenko, Putin’s new Internet and technology Tsar has started a new campaign which is looking to increase taxes that will affect American tech companies like Google, Microsoft, and Apple.
Companies would have to pay up to 18 percent more in taxes, if his campaign is accepted by the Russian government.
The big idea is to take money away from the evil US imperial corporates and funnel it to the evil Russian oligarchs instead.
Klimenko wants to Replace Windows on all government PCs with a Linux-based Operating System developed by Russians. Klimenko also stated that there are already 22,000 municipal authorities ready to replace Windows with their own operating system.
Part of the problem is that Microsoft has insisted that Windows 10 must collect more data than the NSA and Russia is a little worried that all that data will be handed over to US spooks at some point.
“It’s like a wife seeing her husband with another woman – he can swear an oath afterward, but the trust is lost,” Klimenko said with the voice of experience.
Windows is still the dominant operating system on Russian people’s computers, as 93 percent of desktop computers in the country still runs Microsoft’s operating system.