Rob Fahrni, at the core.: “This is a total crackup. Because of the lawsuit we can’t charge folks like we used to. ” ummm, I’m not laughing. Suddenly, I have an inkling how the rest of the world must feel when Americans force our economic agenda on them. I should do this a bit of justice by elaborating.
So, the only way to make the contracts all the same was to raise the prices for companies who were getting special deals? What about lowering the prices for everyone else who wasn’t getting that special pricing? Clearly, Microsoft continues to count their Operating Systems unit as a very profitable one, so why wouldn’t this be an option. One reason: Greed.