ComputerWorld: The Color of Microsoft's Money
Sep 18, 2004, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Imagine for a moment that someone gave you $5 for each desktop
PC in your organization that was running a Microsoft operating
system such as Windows XP. Not bad, I reckon.
"The more PCs your company had, the more money you would rake
in. Well, that's called a kickback, and it's probably illegal. If
it isn't illegal, it could ruin your reputation, and your
co-workers might even beat you up. But that's exactly the kind of
relationship Dell appears to have with Microsoft..."