How about if you don't think they are a monopoly, you provide something substantial as proof? I bet if you do, it'll be something from the internet!
Because I don't really have the energy to explain the legal and economic nuances of the issue here. Yes, by virtue of a patent they have a monopoly. That's by design.
And sure, I could point to citations that are from the Internet, but I wouldn't be giving them credence based on their search engine optimization.