Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Apr 2013 10:34 UTC
Legal After Microsoft's extortion racket has failed to stop Android, and after Oracle's crazy baseless lawsuit failed to stop Android, and after Nokia adopting Windows Phone failed to stop Android, Microsoft, Nokia, and Oracle are now grasping the next straw in their fruitless efforts to stop Android: they've filed an antitrust complaint with the EU, claiming Google unfairly bundles applications with Android.
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lemur2
Member since:
2007-02-17

Except it doesn't matter what scenario it is you will always say Linux is the better choice, no matter what the argument is presented.

You are zealot, nothing more.


I notice you make an unsupported claim, you are claiming to know what is in my mind, but you completely avoid the point I made.

Why exactly would you claim, in this particular case, as Microsoft, Nokia and Oracle are claiming, that open, non-walled-garden, zero-cost mobile OS software is somehow not the best choice for consumers? This is the crux of the matter, because EU competition law is actually meant to protect the best interests of consumers, not software companies.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Union_competition_law
Competition law in the European Union has some similarities with the law in the United States antitrust, though there are some key differences; not least, while US law is designed to protect competitors from the power of monopolies, EU law is designed to protect consumers from anti-competitive behaviour.


So go ahead, make your case, present an argument.

Until you do that, and until I can come up with no valid counter, you have made no point at all.

At this juncture, your claiming that I am a zealot, without you having made any actual argument, is merely an ad hominem attack meant to distract everyone's attention (my own in particular) away from the fact that you have no point.

Edited 2013-04-12 08:00 UTC

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

My argument is that you will always support Linux no matter what the argument, so there is little point having a conversation.

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lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

My argument is that you will always support Linux no matter what the argument, so there is little point having a conversation.


Reading between the lines, that was nothing but an admission that you do not have an argument.

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