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: Oops...
by Adurbe on Thu 30th Aug 2007 15:16 UTC in reply to "Oops..."
Adurbe
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2005-07-06

The reason for the stagnation was the goal of the company involved.

Microsoft created IE to BEAT Netscape, not for the user to browse the web. As such when its goal was complete it didnt need to do anything else.

Competition is a good thing only if the GOAL is good

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