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Microsoft Hiring From the Open Web: Assimilation or a Changing Redmond?

As we reported on Jobwire, OpenID thought leader Dick Hardt announced Friday that he has joined Microsoft. Hardt’s hire will be added to a recent history of the software giant making controversial hires from among its presumed opponents, advocates of open source and open culture. Is this assimilation or are we seeing a company change, with the infusion of new and different DNA?

Check out our full write-up over on Jobwire, ReadWriteWeb’s site that reports on new hires in tech and media. But we’d also love to get your opinion here via this poll:

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