Jim <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> Roy Schestowitz came up with this when s/he headbutted the keyboard a moment
> ago in comp.os.linux.advocacy:
>> Microsoft offers up to $234M to Wisconsin consumers in settlement
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Microsoft Corp. will distribute vouchers valued at up to
>> | $223.9 million to Wisconsin buyers of the company's
>> | software as part of a settlement of a class-action
>> | lawsuit charging the firm with overcharging customers.
>> | [...]
>> | The vouchers can be redeemed to buy computers, peripheral
>> | computer hardware or computer software made by any manufacturer.
>> For a change, these can be considered hardware vouchers.
>> Microsoft has been giving virtual money which would
>> return into its own pockets. Amazing how they got away
>> with this!
> In God We Trust.
> Everybody else pays CASH.
> Not fucking Mickey Mouse Disneyland money!
It's just amazing that anyone could consider this to be a reasonable
settlement. What if the affected people /don't want/ computer-related
stuff? The corruption is just beyond belief - it's like watching a
3rd-world country in action.
| Mark Kent -- mark at ellandroad dot demon dot co dot uk |
I'll show you MY telex number if you show me YOURS ...