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Why the Unbundling Windows Sceptics are Wrong

Oct 05, 2007, 21:45 (8 Talkback[s])
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"Numerous industry observers have long-called for the adoption of policies by competition regulators which will spur competition in the personal computer operating system platform market--a market which has had a Microsoft choke-hold, gained through legally dubious business practices, over the past 20 years.

"Now aligned with this group is an influential free-market think-tank, which has called on the European Union (EU) to make good on its promise to foster greater competition in personal computer platforms, in the aftermath of the recent court ruling which yet again found Microsoft abusing its monopoly power to diminish market forces. The think-tank, the Globalisation Institute, has called upon the EU to demand that PC vendors stop the practice of automatically bundling Microsoft operating systems with personal computers..."

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