Monday, August 30, 2004

Another Lawsuit

I was wondering how long it would take before someone would sue MS for
their newest round of marketing practices. From /., comes
news that various local governments in California are suing for MS's use
of predatory pricing practices.

I can see their point, I'd be ticked
too if I spent $200 for XP and my next door neighbor got it for $50
bucks 'cause he'd stated that he was considering switching to

The problem is going to be the punishment though. Do you think
fining a company $100 million is going to hurt when they've profited
$500 million? I wouldn't be surprised if it's written off as an
operating expense at some point.

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