Mozilla president kicks Ballmer, trashes DRM, quotes Spiderman

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| Later he goes further: “We are not against Microsoft, but we are against
| Microsoft’s monopoly [of the browser market].”
|
| So is Steve Ballmer a block on innovation at Microsoft? “Could be, yes,” says
| Nitot with a smile.
|
| He relates his view - held by many - that Microsoft’s attack of the web is
| directly related to the threat the Web poses to its desktop applications, as
| evidenced in recent times by Zoho and Google’s apps.
|
| But has he heard of the Blue Monster movement inside Microsoft to engage
| better with the open source community (also at Gaping Void)?
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http://uk.techcrunch.com/2007/09/13/...tes-spiderman/


Last week:

Google Apps Catches Flak

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| Microsoft is launching an anti-Google propaganda campaign.
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http://blogs.wsj.com/biztech/2007/09.../?mod=yahoo_hs


Microsoft Retaliates With 10 Reasons Not To Use Google Apps

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| This, of course, brought Google even closer to rivaling Microsoft's Office
| suite, which has now spurred a reaction from the Redmond software giant.
|
| No, its not new software or updates for the popular productivity suite, but
| rather Microsoft's own reasoning on why businesses should NOT use Google
| Apps.
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http://www.profy.com/2007/09/11/micr...e-google-apps/


Will Google Loosen Microsoft's Grip on Large Enterprise?

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| It’s got to be frustrating to sit in Redmond today and watch the world go by
| without having much of a grip on it anymore.
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http://biz.yahoo.com/seekingalpha/07...4_id.html?.v=1


Out of the office

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| Nobody's better at defending its turf than Microsoft of course, so this will
| not be a quick or easy war.
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http://www.marketwatch.com/news/stor...D&siteid=yhoof
http://tinyurl.com/2lxuct