May 30, 2005

Will content companies avoid open source?

David Berlind recently described the Microsoft Windows Media Juggernaut as "unstoppable." I’m inclined to agree. Microsoft has a stake in every media sector that matters, and has spent years working on spreading support for its formats throughout the hardware industry. Though I can’t say Microsoft has definitively won the race, no one else has all the pieces needed to build a media "ecosystem" to rival them.



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