py9jmas - 5:06 pm on Sep 14, 2005 (gmt 0)
MS creates tools that allow people to create and manage data.
While MS is also a monopoly, it's an installed monopoly. I can uninstall it if I want to.
Microsoft is the one who uses propriety formats and deliberatley breaks compatibility with other people's software to hold your data hostage and force you to continue buying their software...