Linked by Kroc on Thu 30th Aug 2007 13:03 UTC
Editorial I hear often that when something new appears that "competition is good". The primary reasons competition is seen as good, are: it drives down prices; it gives consumers more choice; it pushes technology forward, quicker. Competition is not good because: competition is why consumers have to choose between HD-DVD and BluRay; competition is why DRM exists; and more. In this article, each of the supposed benefits of competition will be looked at in more detail.
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RE: Why are we discussing this?
by redtux on Thu 30th Aug 2007 15:37 UTC in reply to "Why are we discussing this?"
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So techies dont have political views that inform their actions and thoughts?

Anyway IMO what the writer is actually reccomeding is coopetition als FOSS

Also pure competition doesn't exist anywhere (closest being countries where the US insist on rampant pro-corporatism like Chile)

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