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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At least OSNews hasn't been overran with pseudo pundits like some other tech sites I know.

I read OSNews for it's user-contributed insight into the world of operating systems and related technologies. If I wanted to read someone's political opinion on capitalism, I would visit a political web site like the daily-kos. Somehow, this article feels slightly out of place with it's amateur attempt at politics.

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