OK you may laugh (or you might cry) but what is the solution?
You can take a chance on anarchy or a dictatorship - either way you could make a profit or starve. The same problem occurs whenever you sign up to use a big company's platform or API. As long as your concerns coincide life is good but as soon as there is a disagreement we all know who wins and who profits.
Microsoft is in a real mess thinking-wise. After removing the hierarchical start menu from Windows 8, and insisting that the Start screen was miles better, it has just reintroduced a hierarchical star [ ... ]