And some people just act on any whim that enters their heads.
It's a pretty scary thing to receive a legal letter from the law firm of a large corporate, especially when they claim that you're in breach of their rights and then make a series of demands.
Going to court is very expensive and even if you're in the right, do you have enough money to be a test case?
If you lose you might end up not only having to pay your own costs but those of the company who sued you.
By the time, Margaret Thatcher, became Britain’s first female Prime Minister in 1979, the country was in the middle of the worst recession it had seen.