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Re: Why does every one hate Microsoft
I would disagree with that statement.
As I recall, back in the days of Geoworks, MS was convicted of monopoly
activity in their licencing agreements with hardware vendors. In effect, if
you wanted to sell with MS pre-installed, you have to agree to sell only MS,
and not allow any other products on any equipment you sold.
At that time, other OS vendors has superior products and were a real threat
to MS. By the time the court action was settled, MS had illegally obtained
marker dominance. They may have had to pay a fine and agree to stop doing
that, but for the competition, the gun was in place and the trigger had been