Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 29th Apr 2010 23:04 UTC
Internet Explorer I am almost flabbergasted by the spin and blunt-face upon which this news is delivered. We were just discussing the pot calling the kettle black with Apple / Adobe and now Microsoft have also come out in favour of a closed video format for an open web--IE9's HTML5 video support will allow H264 only. Update Now that the initial shock is over, I've rewritten the article to actually represent news rather than something on Twitter.
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RE[3]: Tough
by MollyC on Fri 30th Apr 2010 03:07 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Tough"
MollyC
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2006-07-04

I've read here multiple times that in Europe, monopoly itself is indeed illegal. That once a company reaches such dominance that it can dictate terms for what everyone else in the industry does (which is actually lower than the "monopoly" threshold), then that company must "help" its competitors to even things out.

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