Reply to post: "Back when software was sold prepackaged in retail stores"

Apple heading for Supreme Court showdown over iOS App Store 'monopoly' gripe

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"Back when software was sold prepackaged in retail stores"

Comparing apples to oranges? Physically packaged software had inherently higher costs (and good manuals) - warehouse stocks and shelf space, more intermediaries, unsold obsoleted products, etc. - you do exactly expect downloadable software to be far cheaper.

Also, remember anti-trust laws are also against cartels and dominant positions, not pure "monopolies" only. Let's see what the court will rule.

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