I recently read that the Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) has it out for IBM. They have been trying to persuade the U.S. Department of Justice to look into monopolistic behavior at IBM.
Here is the heart of the matter. Previously IBM had licensed their OS to run on other mainframes. However they discontinued this policy back in 2006. Now competitors that sell mainframe clones want to force the company to relent.
Information Week magazine seems to think that this is just good business practices followed by IBM. They are not giving their tools to competitors. What do you think?
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