How to Create a Desktop Linux Monopoly
Feb 14, 2008, 04:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)
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"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..."