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Does Microsoft Blackmail Sub-notebooks Vendors?

Jul 10, 2009, 07:34 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)

"In addition to all this, as we showed before, Microsoft is now strong-arming OEMs so that they artificially cripple the hardware they offer to all buyers (GNU/Linux users included). This is brutal, and this is why many OEMs desperately try to escape a dependency on Microsoft. There may be another violation of laws here — collusion (price-fixing) that Intel and Microsoft are said to be responsible for. But Microsoft does not quite stop there. Oh, no it doesn’t. Check out this new report from The Register."

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