Linked by David Adams on Fri 18th Apr 2008 15:54 UTC, submitted by CIozzio
Legal A Microsoft executive sent out a snotty email chastising anyone who has been encouraging people to purchase the Vista upgrade and install it without owning a valid Windows license. People discovered long ago that the Vista upgrade, which costs half of what full license costs, will install on new hardware without verification of a previous install. Microsoft's Eric Ligman points out, to those people who weren't aware, that this is just as much a violation of the license as "borrowing" an install disk from a friend.
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by satan666 on Fri 18th Apr 2008 17:14 UTC in reply to "Sorry to side with Microsoft, but ..."
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"while creators go uncompensated"
What's wrong with you?
Vista developers get paid big time money. Bill is one of the richest men on the planet. Steve is a billionaire. How much more money do you think they should make?
Stealing from Bill and Steve is a positive thing. Get a life, man!

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