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Microsoft and Motorola File Trial Briefs As Seattle Trial Draws Near~pj
Authored by: SteveRose on Friday, November 09 2012 @ 01:11 AM EST

Under this argument you could drive the price to nothing by claiming a useless (and therefore very inexpensive due to no demand) device* that implements the standard, then turning around later and making another device with the now-cheap standard to make the actual product.

*This currently describes all phones running MS software, but that's neither here nor there.

What if Microsoft intentionally released such a phone for that very reason? Then their next wave could be much cheaper, and, they would expect, more competitive.

What am I missing?

Steve

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The bars I'm admitted to, serve drinks. Home's Microsoft-free - I value security and reliability, and I've watched their bad behaviour from the start.

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