A few weeks back, the Dutch Consumer Association issued a statement suggesting a boycott of Epson products after a study that suggested Epson was forcing people to throw out cartridges still full of ink. Now, however, the Dutch Consumer Associations says they've changed their mind, and that Epson has convinced them they're doing nothing wrong. In fact, says the Consumer Association, the remaining ink in the cartridge is necessary for the printer to work properly. It appears that the folks from Epson have been busy campaigning about this one. Of course, that doesn't explain the results of the original study, where people got around the forced replacement, and continued printing for quite a while with that same residual ink.
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