August 23, 2002

New MS license provision may force Windows users to buy extra licenses

Anonymous Reader writes: "When is an operating system license not an operating system license? When it's a Microsoft 'Volume Licensing Program' license, apparently. According to a new mailing being sent by the convicted monopolist, even those who pay Microsoft for membership in its bulk licensing program do not get "full" licenses for Windows. It's part of the company's latest push to force original equipment manufacturers to preload Windows. Details in this report on Linux and Main."
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