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How Microsoft uses open source to fight open source

Feb 11, 2010, 16:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)

"Microsoft's strategy against open source uses authority. It ties up institutions that are authoritative, that have power over professions, creating a benefit for the institution that ties its members to proprietary Microsoft tools.

"I have covered this extensively at ZDNet Healthcare regarding products like Amalga and Healthvault, but here is an example that goes beyond medicine and is specifically about open source.

"The British Library is the authority here."

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