HP Goes to the Greatest Lengths to Make Owning One of Its Printers Among the Worst Decisions Anyone Can Make, Including by Region-Locking Its Ink theverge.com

Try to get halfway through Nathan Edwards’ retelling, for the Verge, of the time he brought an HP printer with HP ink from the Netherlands to the United States and discovering its ink was region-locked, without becoming infuriated by the destruction of a Silicon Valley institution which used to make computers and printers and things that worked just fine but now makes its money by abusing its customers.