Ballmer: Too much fine print in Microsoft licences

Summary:Microsoft could do more to simplify its software licensing, according to the company's chief executive Steve Ballmer. Speaking at a Windows 7 event in London on Monday, he said that Microsoft's licence terms could be made clearer, but that any simplifications could result in extra costs for its customers.

From silicon.com
Microsoft could do more to simplify its software licensing, according to the company's chief executive Steve Ballmer. Speaking at a Windows 7 event in London on Monday, he said that Microsoft's licence terms could be made clearer, but that any simplifications could result in extra costs for its customers.

The issue was raised by a customer at the event and, after a spontaneous round of applause from the audience, the chief executive revealed that were no plans to change the terms. Silicon.com has the full story on what Steve Ballmer said on software licensing.

Topics: Tech Industry

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