Windows goes rental
Jan 11, 2010, 23:33 (5 Talkback[s])
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"On the surface, it just sounds like it's just a way
for Microsoft to squeeze more money from companies who are already
letting their customers use Windows. I, for one, didn't know that
if I owned a gaming store and I let people play games on my Windows
PC that I was violating my license.
"I think this is more than just that though. I think this is the
first step to Microsoft offering their full operating system and
Office suite on the cloud."