:Windows Refund Madness
Story regarding a group attempting to get a refund from Microsoft for unused copies of Windows which came with their computers.
BBC: Windows refund day dawns
"Windows may be on more than 90 per cent of the world's Personal Computers, but a growing campaign takes to the streets on Monday to keep the Microsoft Operating System (OS) in its box."
CNET News.com: Group of PC users wants Windows refund
Describes refund campaign; terms EULA clause a "loophole".
CNN: Interactive: Windows license opens door for Linux refund
Reprint of 99-1-21 LinuxWorld piece.
Group seeks refunds for bundled versions of Windows (CNN.com)
A group that is rallying Linux, BeOS, BSD, OS/2, and NetWare users to demand a refund on Feb. 15 because of the end user license agreement wording.
Linux Weekly News: Monday, February 15, is Windows refund day
"... it is a bit disappointing that there are not more organized groups out there."
Linux Weekly News: The Windows refund movement is snowballing
Discusses WinRefund Movement on bottom 1/8 of page one; or near the top of the 1-big-page LWN.
The Mac Observer--Get A Refund On Windows If You Don't Use It
Brief article regarding computer owners who are attempting to get refunds for unused copies of Windows preinstalled on their computers.
NY Times: Linux Users Going Straight to Microsoft
Second of 3 short articles on one page.
San Jose Mercury News: Mark your calendars
8th item from top.
Slashdot: Refund for Windows action
Further commentary from the early stages of the movement.
Slashdot: Australian Linux User Gets Windows Refund
Links to an article on the individual whose refund made it into the press, and early discussion of the larger refunds project. (January 18, 1999)
Last update:November 11, 2015 at 0:54:54 UTC