Adroid adopters should insist on more openness
Agree, Tom, once you pass 50% market share, you become more susceptible to charges of monopoly and restraint of trade. Google dictates the adoption of Google Maps, the reverse side of the coin of Apple restricting its adoption in favor of Apple Maps. Which company is more restrictive? To me, they're doing the same thing, with Apple acknowledging it's a closed system. Still, there's resentment in Edelman's assessment of Google using the term open. Microsoft knows better than most how damaging "open" is when used in contrast to your company's practices. Android adopters, not Microsoft consultants, should be protesting.