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Re: [vox] Why not Microsoft?



Same tactics, different school system.  Problem is, nobody
ever gives a second thought to accepting the EULA, even 
though it gives MS the right to stomp all over them.

-- Rod
   http://www.sunsetsystems.com/

On Monday 22 April 2002 13:25, nbs wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 12:04:25PM -0700, Rod Roark wrote:
> > Geez, MS is adding material faster than I can put it in....
> >
> > http://slashdot.org/articles/02/04/22/1719218.shtml?tid=109
>
> Hehe.. Old news. :)  From my archive:
>
>
>   Microsoft to schools: Give us your lunch money! (Salon.com,
> 2001.Jul.10) [
> http://www.salon.com/tech/feature/2001/07/10/microsoft_school/index.
>html ]
>
>   "Microsoft threatened to sue unless the administrative offices and
> all 264 schools conducted an audit and proved that every piece of
> installed Microsoft software had a valid license. ... 'Can anyone
> expect a dying person to be concerned about the drug companies'
> profits?' ... the fines for just the MS-DOS [illegal] copies could
> add up to as much as $19.8 million, not even counting lawyer's
> fees."
>
> :)
>
> -bill!

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