If Everyone's Using Your Pirated Software, Are You Still A Monopolist?
from the questions-questions-questions dept
Apparently there’s a new antitrust law in China that has local software companies scrambling to file suit against Microsoft for violating the law. However, Business Week has a rather pertinent question: if the vast majority of the Microsoft software in use in China is of the “pirated” variety, can Microsoft actually be held responsible for antitrust violations? After all, it’s not directly responsible for that “monopoly” in the first place.