Vista does not sell because of piracy

Believe it or not, this is what Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, just told to financial analysts. He was trying to explain why the actual sales are already considered as much lower than the initial MS estimation. Apaprently, the most exotic countries (China, Russia, South East Asia) are on the list of the accused. But wouldn’t it be possible that the reason lies in selling Vista at an horrendous price while bringing only a cute new interface and potential problems with a rights management technology that will lead to more problems than solutions for the average user?

The solution (according to Steve): A re-inforced fight against piracy and a stricter WGA system. It’s only the beginning…