Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Oct 2012 14:11 UTC
Windows "Microsoft doesn't understand that people travel around the world, and are hugely sentimental about things they've paid for. Here's a list of some services that are affected by Windows Live ID billing region locks and what you will lose if you move countries." It ain't pretty.
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EU Rules
by MrWeeble on Thu 4th Oct 2012 16:22 UTC
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Pretty sure that behaviour (item purchased in the Netherlands not usable after moving to the UK) would be against EU rules regarding the internal market (or at least on shaky ground).

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