Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th May 2012 18:06 UTC
Windows Both Mozilla and Google have expressed concern over Windows 8. Microsoft's next big operating system release restricts access to certain APIs and technologies browsers need - only making them available to Internet Explorer. Looking at the facts, it would seem Mozilla and Google have a solid case - coincidentally, the responses on the web are proof of the slippery slope we're on regarding ownership over our own machines.
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RE[3]: Comment by shmerl
by Finalzone on Fri 11th May 2012 00:00 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by shmerl"
Finalzone
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I don't mean OSnews. I mean why do Mozilla and Google now voice concerns about Windows anticompetitive policy, but they didn't voice it much about Apple before? I understand that Windows has more market penetration, but on mobile iOS is pretty big as well. If there is a potential antitrust defense, it should be applied to Apple too.


Apple made their own products from iPod to iMac thus tighter control of specification while Microsoft(primarily a software company) relied on third party manufacturers.

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