just to keep your eye on one of the phrases Alex wrote, I remove
most of this mail:
Alexander Thurgood schrieb:
[...] I make part of my living out of representing IP rights
holders in legal actions against those who do not respect those
rights, but also defending those who happen to be on receiving
end when the boot is on the other foot.
So I would take this position as an expert's view.
Perhaps it would be possible for Alex to attend the SC call when
this topic is discussed.
It is a no-brainer : either ask in MS writing, consult an
attorney for each territory of interest (expensive no doubt, and
possibly unsatisfactory, with fairly heterogeneous answers), or
just plain don't use MS's stuff.