Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/08/01

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Subject: [Leica] Re: M8 sighted, now Canon and competition
From: telyt at (Douglas Herr)
Date: Tue Aug 1 09:01:04 2006

"B. D. Colen" <> wrote:

> You or I might want to see
>competition because it does indeed engender technological advances and have
>other advantages for consumers, but for the holder of the monopoly, nothing
>beats a monopoly. ;-)

Wrong.  A big company needs competition to stay healthy.  Without 
competition a big company gets fat, lazy and inefficient; sooner or later 
some other form of competition will appear and the (former) monopolist will 
have to either re-invent itself at great cost or sink.

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

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