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Micro$oft World take 0ver!

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posted on Sep, 13 2002 @ 09:58 AM
Micro$oft Is planning on Makeing there OWN internet! Makeing the own intrent you ask? Yes There new X-Box is the Gateway to there take over. This may sound strange but just hear me out... There new X-Box is sold as a games Machine. Correct but its a PC in a different BOX it has everything a pc Needs its got RAM a Hard Disk Processor every componant and it also has Enough space to have add ons like CD-RW's and soon it is going to be brought online.. Knowing micro$oft they are going to allow Web pages and alot of stuff that you can get on the internet you'll be able to find on the New Microsoft internet.. But this is going to be an internet that is policeable ... No Porn this is going to make parents very happy knowing there kids aint gunna see porn and they will get an X-Box insted of PC's then Microsoft will control there own internet......WHAT WILL THEY DO WITH THIS??

[Edited on 13-9-2002 by SimonGray]

posted on Sep, 13 2002 @ 07:11 PM

Originally posted by LordNem

[Edited on 13-9-2002 by SimonGray]

Edited by Simon ? Gee...What's happened ?

Anyway, you can buy a PC and a Playstation, you don't have to buy the Bill Box.

posted on Sep, 13 2002 @ 09:08 PM
And Microsoft has failed to dominate the server market, the router market... and there's a lot of things I don't see them taking over.

Like I said before... just like IBM. In another 10 years, they'll be knocked off the pedistal by someone else.

posted on Sep, 14 2002 @ 01:24 AM
speaking of x-boxes, yes it is a cheap pc. for 200 bucks u get all the goodness of a computer. ethernet card, dvd drive, ddr memory, hard drive, great graphics card...etc. microsoft actually loses money making each x-box unit. the profit is in the software. heres a site that bill gates doesnt want u to see.

posted on Sep, 14 2002 @ 05:48 PM
It sounds similar to the way that K-Mart used to sell the old Commodore 64's way back when...Remember the good 'ol days of the "slower-n-snails" 1541 disk drive?

K-Mart used to sell the C64 at $1 over *cost*...Because they'd make more profit with the peripheals & software to go with it.

posted on Sep, 14 2002 @ 06:01 PM
let them have the gaming console commodity market. As Byrd pointed out, they have yet to touch other key markets. I don't think the playstation is going anywhere either.

MS has the desktop and 'office' software market. I think linux will take hold in both these areas shortly and is catching on quick in the server market, which MS is far from taking over. Outside the workgroup server running an NT variant, most higher end servers are running Sun, SGI, HP, or something IBM. Linux will be able to fit in anywhere. I recently read a story where Wal-Mart is selling pc's with a Linux version called Lindows.

All these factors will keep MS at bay. If they would make a product that didn't so many flaws in it!

I do like my MS mouse though.

Back to the original post, I don't see how they are going to make their own 'internet' with the xbox.

[Edited on 14-9-2002 by Bob88]

posted on Aug, 3 2005 @ 02:00 PM
Where as M$ does want to own the internet-it is not going to do it through selling xboxs.
It may-however do it by owning the "6" octet ip address idea.
This is one of the big reasons noone is willing to allow the change from 4 to 6 octets in IP address's-even though we are very fast running out of address's.

posted on Aug, 3 2005 @ 02:11 PM
Dude, this is a three year old thread...
anyway M$ can never "own" whole ranges of IP addresses, ICANN gives out IP addresses

posted on Aug, 20 2005 @ 09:11 AM
Bill Gates isnt' even the richest man in the world anymore.
I can't see them 'taking over the world'!

posted on Aug, 21 2005 @ 12:34 PM
I don't think thats true about accessing porn. You can chip your xbox to play pirated games so you will probably be able to do the same to get porn

posted on Aug, 22 2005 @ 04:11 PM
I'm sure the government will come in and take a massive dump all over any such ambitions that Microsoft has and thus the shat will hit the greater economy itself. Antitrust has always been met with scrutiny, but if Microsoft wishes to comander a portion of the fiber optic lines, so be it, it is their right...or are you angry that you will not be able to look at porn on this new internet?

posted on Aug, 22 2005 @ 04:17 PM
Why do you think most people call it for M$

posted on Aug, 31 2005 @ 08:40 PM
this is gonna be a nightmare if they do they havnt even released my favorite game (halo 2) for PC yet!

mabye instead they will create a 6th finger so i can frag grenade as a jump aruond the corners.

posted on Sep, 4 2005 @ 04:35 PM
Zion, it is not the range of ip address's it owns, but the legal patent on 6 octet ip's.
Since it owns the patent, it can control what is done with "it's" technology.
They can refuse to allow some to use it-are u listening apple and linux or they can charge people fee's to use it.
Once they can control who uses the ip's and get $ for it, they will, in effect own the internet.

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