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Apple now does hardware, music, video, books, advertising and software, and is trying to lock down a proprietary web technology.
Apart from that - not particularly.
Unlike MS's 98% share in the past or whatever the hell it was.
What Apple does have is about a 100% share of the media's attention.
It had nearly 100% of the PC OS market, which is rather different, and also engaged in restrictive anticompetitive practices against smaller competitors in sub-elements of that market.
Apple vs Flash, Apple vs Developers Who Do Things Apple Doesn't Like, Apple vs existing mobile ad platforms and Apple vs Alternatives to the App Store (which aren't allowed to exist), isn't the same thing at all.
MS nearly became a complete monoculture, with the odd weirdo and university holding out on free unices or Macs. I don't see that with Apple, not for quite a long time, and I live in a world of their devices. The two situations don't look equivalent from here.
Apple are a big corporation. They're not nice. Neither are any of their competitors. You don't like it? Stop supporting them.
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