How Microsoft uses open source to fight open source
Feb 11, 2010, 16:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)
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"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."