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A recent survey by Harris Interactive of corporate reputations has no less than four tech companies in the top 10. And three have been dodging some pretty dicey PR this last year.

Coming in at number one is Apple, though I doubt many votes came from Chinese factory workers.

Number two is Google, though I doubt many votes came from those that have actually read the company's privacy policy.

And at an impressive number nine is good old Microsoft. Year ago I would have said I doubt many votes came from vanquished competitors, Vista users, or those constantly plagued by viruses and other exploits.

But recently Microsoft has been playing nice with competitors, so long as you don't make an Android device.

While not perfect, I think the company deserves more than a little credit.

Who's your favorite tech company and do these scores make sense? Votes and random thoughts both welcome at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 02/22/2012 at 1:19 PM


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