Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 16th Sep 2009 18:01 UTC
Windows Microsoft has been very protective over its OEM pricing, and while various figures float around the web, the company has never really confirmed or denied any of them. At the Jefferies Annual Technology Conference, however, Charles Songhurst, general manager of Corporate Strategy, revealed some of the pricing details for OEMs.
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Comment by AaronD
by AaronD on Wed 16th Sep 2009 18:49 UTC
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I read elsewhere that $50 is the going rate when someone goes through the trouble to get their Microsoft tax back.

Edited 2009-09-16 18:50 UTC

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RE: Comment by AaronD
by rockwell on Wed 16th Sep 2009 19:14 in reply to "Comment by AaronD"
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when someone goes through the trouble to get their Microsoft tax back.

Ah, the Microsoft tax:

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RE[2]: Comment by AaronD
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 17th Sep 2009 03:26 in reply to "RE: Comment by AaronD"
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Well, that post just basically said that windows is good, not paying retail price for it is good, and you can buy some hardware without an OS, therefore a Microsoft tax is a myth.

I'll be he doesn't believe actual taxes exist as the government uses its revenue collected from citizens to do good things, other countries charge more, and you can move to your own private island to avoid them, therefore taxes are a myth.

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