"Ironically, as the hearing for the first out of three assignements introduced by French consumer association UFC-Que Choisir against systematic sale of pre-installed Windows with Personal Computers was held in Court in Paris, we learned that manufacturer Asus was condemned in Caen, Normandy (case Hordoir vs. Asus, 30 April 2008) to reimburse the client for unwanted software licences. While the judgment in Paris is pending, this decision should encourage computer manufacturers to reimburse clients more willingly, otherwise they might be subjected to frequent assignement and condemnation, given the success obtained by the Reimbursement Guide published recently by the "Racketware" team..."

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