In 1999, groups of open source software users staged an international protest against Microsoft. They demanded a refund for something they didn’t want, but were forced to pay for: Microsoft Windows 98. Today’s video examines one of these protests, which occurred in California’s Silicon Valley, and the battle that these users fought to get their money back.
[…] foreseeing, as coming from 1996. So, in the view of Kroker and Weinstein, the Windows Refund Day, recently featured on this blog, was an act of resistance over an irrelevant medium, as the users who demanded a refund for having […]