[Pakistan] Microsoft's Calibri font may doom this governmentFrom: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Dictator's Handbook
Jul 13 2017 18:37:56
Pakistan’s prime minister is embroiled in a corruption investigation
and his fate — and that of his government — could rest on a humble
A Supreme Court probe into corruption allegations against Prime
Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members found “significant
disparity” between their declared wealth and known sources of income.
But it is documents allegedly from 2006 submitted to the probe by
Sharif’s daughter, Maryam Nawaz, which have become the center of a
Why? Because the documents — which were allegedly forged to hide her
ownership of overseas properties — were in Calibri font, which wasn’t
publicly available until 2007.
Calibri became the default font on Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
and WordPad in 2007. However as the Microsoft website points out, if
you were a font fanatic, the earliest version of Calibri was able to be
downloaded as far back as 2005 and you potentially could’ve even gotten
access to it in 2004.
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