"Manufacturers are forbidden by Antitrust Law to compel
consumers to buy unwanted operating systems...
"At the outset, consumers should realize that manufacturers are
forbidden by law to compel their customers to purchase an unwanted
operating system as a prerequisite to buying a computer. This is
because antitrust law makes illegal a practice known as 'tying.'
Findlaw.com defines tying as 'an arrangement or agreement in which
a seller will sell a product to a buyer only if the buyer will also
buy another product...'"
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