ECIS: Microsoft A History of Anticompetitive Behavior and Consumer Harm
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 22 Apr 2009 15:12
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Microsoft's campaign of FUD effectively works to impose a "tax" on the use of the most viable alternative software to Windows: faced with an intimidating and powerful potential litigant known for its hardball tactics, Linux users are driven to pay the licensing fee despite the speculative nature of the IP claims. Microsoft's bullying tactics therefore raise the overall cost and slow down market penetration by innovative technologies intended to compete with Microsoft's monopoly products.
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