I see this as a great thing for integrators (who must be doing back flips out of joy) and a horrible thing for consumers. It brings an end to price competition and can lead to nothing beyond forcing everyone to pay more. It's just too bad that there is no good way to call a consumer strike for say 12 months. An 80% drop in sales would do wonders for the attitude of the industry.
What next? An end to negotiated pricing on cars? Everyone paying full list price for everything that they buy? I guess we get to write our congress critters to get this undone before we all go broke.
Last edited by sholling; 06-29-2007 at 01:46 PM.
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