Only 16 GB free on 32 GB Surface ...

Straight from the horse's mouth:

http://www.microsoft.com/Surface/en-US/support/surface-with-windows-RT/files-folders-and-online-storage/surface-disk-space-faq

I think some people owe some other people an apology for the trolling they did here:

http://www.theverge.com/2012/10/18/3520342/32-gb-surface-20gb-free-space-16-gb-ipad3-14gb-free-space

(Ironically, its actually even worse than initially reported!)