Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th May 2012 15:20 UTC
Windows "Senate Judiciary Committee staffers plan to take a look at allegations that Microsoft has made it difficult for competing Web browsers to run on a certain version of Windows, an aide to Antitrust subcommittee Chairman Herb Kohl told The Hill Thursday." Good. We have to nip this in the bud, and with a bit of luck, it alerts Washington to the iOS situation as well. More browser competition equals a better web - mobile devices aren't magically exempt from this just because they have no keyboard. As simple as that.
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I have a problem with this.
by Drumhellar on Mon 14th May 2012 20:00 UTC
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The SJC is investigating anti-competitive practices related to an unreleased product for a market that Microsoft really has yet to enter. Microsoft certainly does not have anything resembling a monopoly on the ARM tablet market, so I think this is premature.

Even after WOA comes out, deciding NOT to buy a Windows tablet based on the limitation of only one available browser will be an extremely easy thing to do.

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