January 3, 2005
Why bandwidth should scare Microsoft
Kelly McNeill writes "The remotely hosted operating system is a business model that first materialized inside the confines of Netscape. No, not the AOL-infested Netscape we know now, but the one that existed pre-Microsoft illegal monopoly destruction. When that company died (i.e. sold and practically abandoned) so did the ideas that fueled it. However, now that Firefox has risen up from the ruins and fast internet connections are becoming the norm, this business model is being considered again. Should Microsoft be scared? The following editorial submitted to osOpinion/osViews thinks so."