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Petition for the refund of OEM Licenses in the EU
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| Dear Sir or Madam,
| REF: Unclear refunds of OEM Licenses in Europe
| Legally one could assume that a customer chooses what he/she wants to
| buy. However it is still impossible today to buy a laptop / computer
| without a Microsoft license or to have a refund of said Microsoft
| software, if you do not agree to the Microsoft Licensing policies in
| which is clearly stated :
| âBy using the software, you accept these terms. If you do not accept
| them, do not use the software. Instead, contact the manufacturer or
| installer to determine their return policy for a refund or credit.â
| Windows Vista_Home Premium_English_b6fbe7e6-f312-4692-8aee-
| However this clearly stated OEM License Policy cannot be executed by said
| For a fact, you can only see the license when you are using the software,
| in most cases the license is not included on paper with the software and
| in most cases not even in the language of the said customer.
| For a fact the manufacturer or installer refuse to refund or even refer
| to Microsoft to obtain a refund, which clearly is in violation of the
| said OEM License Policy. Weâd like to urge the European Commission to
| take action and to make it possible to apply the License Policy of
| Microsoft and the law in favor of the consumer.
| We have studied the Licenses of the majority of Microsoft Operating
| Systems and have discovered that they all apply.
Kamp mod Microsoftskatten
Fighting against the Microsoft Tax
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| I have paid for at least 10 Windows licenses over time, all the machines were
| purchased to run only FreeBSD.
| We must stop this distortion and Lenovo would not reimburse the Vista license
| for my new laptop, I have chosen to sue them.
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