MSFT ass-kiss Paul Andrews makes the bold prediction that Microsoft’s monopoly is over (well, eroding for the next 10 years). He says Linux is cheaper, open source is better, the anti-monopoly backlash is helping, and itself is contributing to its own failure (“the company moves with elephantine deliberation”).

_ At a recent briefing, a senior Microsoft executive derided open source as a “collection of clones.” The irony appeared to be lost on him. _