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Re: Hey Terekhov: Wallace lost. Who'd guess.... ;)


From: Merijn de Weerd
Subject: Re: Hey Terekhov: Wallace lost. Who'd guess.... ;)
Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2006 09:53:58 +0100
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On 2006-03-24, Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> wrote:
> Merijn de Weerd wrote:
> [...]
>> Wallace got dismissed because he could not show injury.
>
> Judge Tinder silently ignored Wallace's argument regarding predatory 
> pricing which is central to antitrust injury in Wallace's case. The

The argument was "GPL makes prices for operating systems drop, so
I can't sell my (hypothetical) OS anymore". That's not enough
to prove predatory pricing. It hurts Wallace, but it doesn't
hurt the market. People are selling the BSDs, MacOS, Windows
and other operating systems. That shows the market is working.

Merijn

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