In my recent article about the new photo technologies in Windows XP I wrote that I was concerned that Microsoft would hold the reins to who gets to appear on its list of photofinishing sites and what software automatically 'pops-up' when the digital camera is connected. ZDNet have an article on Kodak's take on this and how they're not too happy with Microsoft, "We were being frozen out," says Mr. Gerskovich, a 44-year-old Kodak vice president. "Consumers were effectively being denied a choice of which photo software they could use. More important, they should be able to send photos to any Internet printing service they choose--without paying a tax to Microsoft."

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Windows XP Beta 2 - photo technologies