BBC website distorting the market? It’s no surprise to some.

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This extract from the Guardian on Thursday on the effect of the BBC website on the market..of course this kind of distortion it’s no surprise to some, notably those in the educational software market.

ITN’s chief executive, Mark Wood, said the commercial news provider, which also competes directly with the BBC in the area of online services, was “alarmed at the extent of the BBC’s website funding and its ambition in the dot com world”.

“Commercial competitors thought the BBC website was already over-funded at a declared budget of