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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Not again.....
by snowflake on Fri 31st Aug 2007 00:01 UTC
snowflake
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2005-07-20

The author of this article can always move to the utopian systems they have in Cuba or N Korea where competition is outlawed.

Why don't people read history books for a while, then they might figure out why we have competition.

And to the person who said:

"Opensource and free software has proven you wrong in this one. People don't only do stuff to get profit and/or survive."

except the major open source suites today are largely paid for by your money greedy capitalistic companies.

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