So, I was just going to login to my msn account via www.hotmail.com and was surprised to see this screen (click for bigger view) —

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I think attempting to change the “Hotmail” brand name to Windows Live Hotmail is a terrible, terrible strategic move on the part of Microsoft. I mean, seriously, there aren’t many people on the internet who don’t know the Hotmail brand. But now they are trying to rebrand everything with “Live,” which I think is incredibly stupid. I can only wonder what their marketing department is thinking…