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Dell: Freedom to Choose Ubuntu... But Only If You Don't Work for Anyone

Jun 20, 2007, 18:30 (10 Talkback[s])
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"Hopefully, this is just one person's experience, but a would-be Ubuntu buyer was denied by Dell when he informed Dell that he wanted to buy his Ubuntu-on-Dell machine for (gasp!) a business. Perish the thought....

"I called the Home office department. I asked the representative if I could buy one of the ubuntu computers for my company. She said (and I quote), 'these Dell computers are designed for personal use only, as long as you use it for personal use, you can purchase one...'

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