[License-discuss] GPL and proprietary WebAPIs
cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Thu Dec 22 16:51:55 UTC 2011
Chris Travers scripsit:
> In fact, if we go that route, why couldn't Microsoft have just revoked
> Netscape's license to distribute Windows software and killed the
> competition that way?
IANAL, but that strikes me as something that would set them up for a
lawsuit by Netscape, being unambiguous evidence of discrimination.
It's not against the law to be a monopolist, and it's not against the
law to treat your customers in a non-uniform way: it's the combination
that is poison.
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