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EUR 561 million fine over illegal web browser bundling

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The European Commission slapped Microsoft with a fine of EUR 561 million for breaching a 2009 settlement over the bundling of Internet Explorer with Windows. Under this agreement, the company promised to display a “browser choice” screen on Windows installs in Europe, inviting users to choose other browsers in addition to the company’s own program.

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Antitrust: How Microsoft Schemed to Derail Dell GNU/Linux

http://boycottnovell.com

Antitrust case produces a document (set of E-mails) which shows how Microsoft reacted to Dell's GNU/Linux fever

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FSFE Fellowship interview with Sean Daly

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Sean Daly's been all around Brussels, Luxembourg, Geneva, and Barcelona getting scoops and recording events about anti-trust, OOXML, and GPLv3. It's quite a niche for a volunteer in the free software movement, so our first FSFE Fellowship interview, we ask him why and how he got into this.

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Stand Up Against Silverlight, Microsoft’s Anti-competitive Weapon

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Another timely explanation of the Silverlight/Olympics effect on GNU/Linux

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Court Gives Novell Go-Ahead on MS Antitrust Suit

http://www.linuxinsider.com

When Novell and Microsoft aren't busy making their products interoperable, they're busy suing each other. A federal appeals court has decided that Novell's antitrust claims against Microsoft may continue. The Linux vendor argues that Microsoft used its market muscle to weaken sales of word processing program WordPerfect and spreadsheet app Quattro Pro.

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Microsoft Still a Monopoly, 7 State Attorneys Say

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Seven state attorneys say key provisions of the final antitrust judgment have had little impact on competition with Microsoft.

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APStates seek more oversight of Microsoft

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A group of states led by California said in a court filing Thursday that ending oversight of Microsoft's business practices in November would not allow enough time to consider the antitrust implications of Windows Vista

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