Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Jan 2010 23:52 UTC
Microsoft "At one time or another you may have used a rented-out Windows PC, be that at business kiosks or Internet cafes. Technically speaking, though, doing so has never been legal. As of January 1, 2010, the licensing terms for Windows and Microsoft Office have been tweaked so that those that wish to rent, lease, or outsource desktop PCs to third parties with either software can do so by paying an extra fee."
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Leasing
by Cody Evans on Tue 12th Jan 2010 03:46 UTC
Cody Evans
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2009-08-14

This opens the possibility for people to lease computers at a cheap price, and get a new computer every few years.


Side Note: Every advertisement that I see on OSNews is a "Google Nexus One" ad lately...

Edited 2010-01-12 03:48 UTC

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RE: Leasing
by leech on Tue 12th Jan 2010 19:02 in reply to "Leasing"
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2006-01-10

On that side note, I was thinking about that yesterday...

Google is, by all means probably the largest advertising firm ever created. Now that they have their very own product to sell.... you'll see ads EVERYWHERE!

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