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Re: [edlug] Is Open Source a Viable Business Alternative?

Andrew Ramage wrote:
IBM were the original 800lb gorilla. Their employees used to be referred to as "clones" (all those blue suits) The US split them up after an antitrust case.

When did that happen? The 1956 consent decree certainly limited their ability to corner the market quite as impressively as they'd done in the past, but they were never Baby Bell'd, afaik.

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