Top Accenture Scientist Patents Offshoring US Jobs

from the sounds-familiar? dept

theodp writes "Back in 2005, Accenture Chief Scientist Dr. Kishore Swaminathan teased in a blog entry: ‘I have an idea that could revolutionize an important area of information technology – but I cannot tell you because I might compromise Accenture’s patent rights.’ In January, Swaminathan and co-inventor Charles Nebolsky were granted U.S. patent protection for Rapid knowledge transfer among workers, which covers ‘transferring knowledge from expert workers at a client location to apprentice workers’ at ‘offshore locations such as India, the Philippines, China, etc., where labor is less expensive’. BTW, Accenture wants you experts and the EEOC to know that it’s a meritocracy that does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, which would of course break the law."

This sounds oddly familiar. Remember a few months back when it came out that IBM had applied for a patent on offshoring? After that hit the news, IBM ended up dropping the claim. Somehow I doubt Accenture will do the same.

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salametti (user link) says:

enslave your own people!!!

hey man!! remember you are living in the USA, driving our cars, eating our food, living on our land while you try to make us look like idiots selling out the rest of the world to slavery for 50 cents per day…..in the name of national security, you need to rethink this!!! you probably went to american schools, and used american money for your american college degree WHY DONT YOU TRY TO CREATE YOUR OWN JOBS IN YOUR OWN COUNTRY…AND ENSLAVE YOUR OWN PEOPLE FROM SOMEWHERE ELSE!!! this might backfire on you!! GO BACK TO WHERE YOU CAME FROM AND FUCK YOUR OWN PEOPLE..NOT US!!

Danny Mittleman (user link) says:

enslave your own people?

“WHY DONT YOU TRY TO CREATE YOUR OWN JOBS IN YOUR OWN COUNTRY…AND ENSLAVE YOUR OWN PEOPLE FROM SOMEWHERE ELSE!!! this might backfire on you!! GO BACK TO WHERE YOU CAME FROM AND FUCK YOUR OWN PEOPLE..NOT US!!”

My god, that’s ignorant (and internally contradictory) bigotry. My apologies to all immigrants (and others) offended by this.

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