Jul
12
2010
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Microsoft’s Monopoly, Bad for them and Bad for Us



I read a great article on the New York Times website today.  The article was mainly about Microsoft’s failure to capture the mind share of young developers and entrepreneurs.  The evidence provided was the success of FOSS(Free Open Source Software) amongst start-ups like Twitter, Google, Facebook and a multitude of others…

Finally mainstream journalism is starting to get wise to the negative effects that the Microsoft monopoly has on Microsoft.  It’s what I’ve been preaching to my loyal fans for years.  Microsoft has bet the mother-load on maintaining an unsustainable monopoly.

They have bought their way out of anti-trust suit after anti-trust suit for years.  Microsoft has been sued by every State in the Union and many foreign governments.  Every time they quietly cough up Billions to local state governments, of which many are desperate for the cash.

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