... de facto government-granted monopoly) since *1913*, originally the Kingsbury Committment (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingsbury_Commitment). In the 1950s, additional restrictions, including on the sale of computer systems, meant that when a couple of upstart AT&T programmers wrote a game-playing system the company realised it couldn't sell it, and so gave it away for free. That was called Unix. (https://zork.net/seven-dollars/unix.html)
My experience is that similar conditions lead to similar behaviours, and that we'll ...
Generalistic and moderated instance.