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[2]: Why are we discussing this?
by lindkvis on Thu 30th Aug 2007 23:04 UTC in reply to "RE: Why are we discussing this?"
lindkvis
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2006-11-21

This just goes to show exactly how uninformed you are. You are even reinventing politics :-) since you don't seem to understand what politics is.

This is so typical from people who claim not to be interested in politics and then suddenly complain about petrol taxes and alcohol regulations.

Your article is almost purely political and competition versus cooperation is something that is essential to discussion about capitalism, cooperatives and marxism.

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