About UK Letters (UK Open Letters)
Many years ago, our
founder (who is a fully qualified computer engineer)
made his living by travelling the UK and
repairing computer systems, setting up and
reconfiguring networks, designing systems etc.
He realised that many people lose the recovery
disks which were supplied with new computers and
therefore concluded that a market must exist for
the supply of replacement disks when the
manufacturer ceased to supply them.
therefore contacted the manufacturers and
Microsoft to discover whether there were any
objections to him supplying the disks. Given the
"green light", he then began supplying
replacement disks until Microsoft effectively
withdrew permission and effectively forced the
business to close.
significant hardship and our founder developed a
new system which did not cause issues with
Microsoft (disks were presented to MS for
evaluation - they passed).
time later, we were again attacked by Microsoft
and their lawyers (please refer to
Following this attack, it
occured to our founder that he had been talking
to the wrong people, and talking in the wrong
Large companies tend to abuse their
power, they tend to bully people and their staff
tend to escape unpunished.
"why not empower people to publicise such
ukletters.co.uk - UK Open Letters was born
from the latest act of injustice and bullying
from Microsoft as a means by which people can
write open letters publicise issues, complaints,
commendations, praise, thanks and general
typically, these letters will
be addressed to people "holding the reigns"
within an organisation (eg; Richard Branson -
Virgin, Malcolm Walker - Iceland and in our
case; Satya Nadella and Bill Gates - Microsoft).
Our thoughts are "those in power should be aware
of the good and the bad about their
The intended recipients
of letters will be contacted - told that open
letters have been published online and we will
work with local and national news media.