__/ [rc1378] on Friday 04 November 2005 16:48 \__
> Legal experts,
> I have a strong urge to sue Dell for forcing its customers to purchase
> a copy of Microsoft OS while purchasing a laptop/notebook. I just think
> its insane where the consumer is actually being the victim. I know all
> other major players in the business are doing the same.
> This monoply needs to be stopped.
> What are my legal rights?? Am I asking for too much?
What can/will be said in defence:
- An open PC is available
- Go buy a computer somewhere else
- We believe Windows to be a good operating system
On the contrary, what can is considered illegal practice (although it has
no concrete proof) is that PC's with a blank hard-drives are more expen-
sive than PC's with Windows pre-installed. This suggests that there are
kick-backs involved, but this requires a lawsuit at a level higher than
that of an individual's.
If you insist, try alt.legal, or better try a newsgroup that is alive such
as uk.legal. I recently ignited a big thread there. I asked the readers
about if Microsoft can be blamed for these 1000+ zombies that attack my
site every day.
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