NewsForge: Now You Can Buy OpenOffice.org in CompUSA

“Flexiety Software Company has begun selling OpenOffice.org for
Windows in 25 CompUSA stores in three major markets: Silicon
Valley, Seattle, and Texas. The $49.95 package includes one year of
free quarterly updates and one year of online tech support. It is
also being sold through Tiger Direct online.

“Customers in those 25 stores–sales will be expanded to all
CompUSA stores by 2006–buy the product from ATM-like vending
machines from SoftwareToGo. Once they make the selection, they take
a printed receipt to a clerk at the store, and within four minutes
they have a freshly burned CD or DVD containing their