Owen J Connolly
ojc at dataway.com
Wed Jan 26 13:16:21 GMT 2000
Twomey_Mark at emc.com wrote:
> Market bloodbaths are what we should strive for, when companies
> attempt to kill each other in the market place the beneficiary is the
> It's the nice cartels in business who play fair with each other
> we should avoid.
First off.... COMPETITION IS WONDERFUL!!!
Secondly... CARTELS ARE BAD!!!
We're agreed then?? ;-)
But, the problem here is that Amazon are trying to eliminate competition...
Thereby gaining a monopoly.
This has a lot in common with Microsoft's unwritten policy of wiping out
companies that were producing similar products to them. Was that a good
thing for the industry??
Although it makes me wonder... Could Lotus post-patent the concept of a
spreadsheet?? That would be fun!!! ;-)
Just my 0.02 Euro....
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