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Microsoft, Antitrust and Innovation

[ Thanks to Roger
Moore
for this link. ]

“If one were to believe Microsoft, antitrust law is for sore
losers who are too lazy to innovate, and the decision of the
European Court of Justice against Microsoft was to the detriment of
consumers around the world. One might even believe that any company
with large enough market share would now have to fear the wrath of
the European Commission and its anti-innovation bloodhounds.

“At first the notion seemed ludicrous, but then more and more
blogs repeated it and serious media started picking it up. Even
representatives of the US government spoke out on behalf of
Microsoft, to the annoyance of Neelie Kroes, the European Union’s
antitrust commissioner…”

Complete
Story