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Why in the world would you want another company to run the App Store?? I for one have no interest in returning to the PC days of crapware.

A part of Microsoft’s 2001 consent decree with the DOJ was they couldn’t dictate what middleware couldn’t/ should be installed. The second order effect of that is bloated terrible PC’s with massive security vulnerability surface area.

The consent decree was also used by not-really competitors like Symantec to try to block MS from hardening the OS kernel in Vista/Win7.


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