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How to Create a Desktop Linux Monopoly

Feb 14, 2008, 04:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

"What if I told you that it would actually be possible to see a Linux monopoly with the right components in place taking form within a short five-year period? That would be impossible due to licensing and availability, right?

"Nonsense. While it would never 'out maneuver' Microsoft Windows or OS X from a monopolistic point on view, with certain things in place, a company pushing a tightly controlled Linux distribution could definitely corner the desktop Linux market in a very short period of time..."

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