Microsoft's Ecohero: How Sean Nicholson Is Saving the Earth
Tech Soup Blog
DECEMBER 2, 2014
This was mainly because refurbishers couldn't afford to put legal Windows licenses on used equipment. Refurbishers could either pay full price for licenses (and thereby price their equipment out of the market), or use pirated versions of Windows. Last year, Sean's programs supplied a million low-cost licenses for Microsoft Windows, Office, and other applications to 5,000 commercial and noncommercial refurbishers. Image: Sean Nicholson.