Greed is a wonderful thing, I guess, for the Vermont liberals running Green Mountain Coffee. How else to explain that their new machines will incorporate digital rights management?
“Green Mountain has announced a new anticompetitive plan to maintain its monopoly by redesigning its brewers to lock out competitorsâ€™ products. Such lock-out technology cannot be justified based on any purported consumer benefit, and Green Mountain itself has admitted that the lock-out technology is not essential for the new brewersâ€™ function. Like its exclusionary agreements, this lock-out technology is intended to serve anticompetitive and unlawful ends.”
Personally, I think I consume about one cup of coffee every two years or so. It’s just not my thing. I’m a hot cocoa kind of guy. Swiss Miss forever!
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