02-19-2003, 01:05 PM #1
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"Apple Computer, formerly the undisputed leader in sales of personal computers to schools, has steadily lost ground over the years to lower-priced PCs that run Microsoft Windows software.
And these days the company faces another threat in the education market: a proposed class-action legal settlement by Microsoft that could result in the donation of hundreds of millions of dollars of Microsoft software to needy schools throughout California."
Full article here.
02-19-2003, 01:50 PM #2
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I agree with Apple on this one. Microsoft need to donate the $1 billion , to the school to do what they (schools) want. The judge really need to look at Microsoft anti-competition practices and punish them. I don't understand how the judge would let Microsoft use their product and payment. When they can define the cost of the product.Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, It's about learning to dance in the rain!
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