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Microsoft's Violation of the Law Costing Fines in Wisconsin, But Fines Paid Back

Apr 08, 2010, 23:32 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)

[ Thanks to Roy Schestowitz for this link. ]

"These schools ought to move to Free software (snubbing the company which committed the crimes in the first place, rather than buying more from it). According to this, one school district will not use the coupons; rather, it will just cross out something on a piece of paper and allow Microsoft to perpetuate its monopoly with intangible goods:

"The School District of Beloit will be receiving about $2 million in vouchers to buy software from Microsoft as the result of a lawsuit settlement.

"Milwaukee gets about a third of that sum and hopefully it won’t spend a dime on Microsoft software."

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