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Unstoppable? The Microsoft Media Juggernaut

David Berlind is fisking through Microsoft’s mono-culture media strategy: “The facts speak for themselves. No single company has circled its technology wagons around the digital media universe the way Microsoft has. It’s just a question of when the world finally realizes that Microsoft has already gone in for the kill. This week’s announcement from Philips [about embeddding MSFT DRM in its devices] wasn’t just a stake in the ground. It was just another part of a foundation — the forms, rebar, cement and all รข