TCLUG Archive
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [TCLUG:4202] Windows Refund Day?

The story is also in todays MPLS Tribune business section.

Vince Platt wrote:

> I just read a story about this on CNET.  A bunch of people tried to get into
> the MS office (where I don't remember) to demand a refund.  They found the
> elevators locked on the MS level of the building and basically got sent
> home.  They continued their picket on an adjoining parking ramp and
> eventually just dissipated.
> The official line from MS seems to be "see your manufacturer" since the
> language in the license doesn't make MS responsible for the refund.
> *shrug*  This one doesn't seem like it will get real far; there doesn't even
> seem to be a basis for a class action suit on the terms of the license
> itself.  Anti-trust concerns could provide enough fuel for a suit - but
> bigger fish are already on it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Hicks <>
> To: TCLUG <>
> Date: Monday, February 15, 1999 1:09 PM
> Subject: [TCLUG:4202] Windows Refund Day?
> >Just curious if anyone on the list had tried to do anything for Windows
> >Refund Day.  I seem to remember hearing some rumblings about it a few
> >weeks ago, but it didn't really sound like much was going to happen in
> >this area..
> >
> >Anyway, I don't qualify for a refund myself -- I'm just curious.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail:
> For additional commands, e-mail:
> Try our website: