A Legal Take on the JC Penny Price Gouging
AKA: Welcome Don McGowan to the Party :) Don works in the Law and Corporate Affairs organization at Microsoft, and has always been a bright and illuminating voice in our internal discussions.
Case in point – a bunch of people internally are pretty upset that JC Penny is gouging customers by charging $800 for a vanilla Xbox Premium system. Where most people speculate, Don lays down this awesome summary of the situation:
There’s plenty of people out there asking why Microsoft doesn’t “do something about this”. Well, one reason is that we can’t.
It’s great that he’s started blogging. GrokLaw used to be a good source of information for non-lawyers, but they really rose to fame with their coverage of the SCO case. Because of that, they’ve really started pandering pretty heavily to the OSDN audience.
[Edit: Fixed a typo]