Tim O'Reilly Responds to "Freedom or Power?"
Subject:   Microsoft and changing its way ? forget it !!
Date:   2001-08-21 21:42:56
From:   GerardM
By killing off the competition like Real and Apple re plug ins, only the Microsoft formats are left. If this is not flagrant abuse of power what is ??
When companies behave in this way and apparantly get away with it, the argument against software patenting and against proprietary software is all the more compelling.