April 30, 2001

Microsoft issues bounty for OS-less PC buyers

Author: JT Smith

"Microsoft may not have succeeded in persuading OEMs and system builders to
"decline politely" all perverse requests for PCs lacking a pre-installed (preferably
Microsoft) OS, but it's shifted to a new approach. It's now bribing system builders
to turn in anyone who bids on naked boxes, ostensibly so it can harass these poor,
twisted madmen directly from Beast Central." More at The Register·
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