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: Comment by shmerl
by pgeorgi on Fri 11th May 2012 07:14 UTC in reply to "Comment by shmerl"
pgeorgi
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2010-02-18

Interestingly, why Windows on ARM raises concerns about browsers censorship, while the same thing on iOS (Apple essentially bans all other browsers on iOS with their SDK license) doesn't raise concerns?

Because no-one assumed that Apple could produce a hit (outside their sub culture)

Microsoft is known to be market leader (or part of the leading group) by Version 3.

So yes, giving Apple a pass was a mistake. The right response is to cut down their SDK licensing terms, too.

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