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Microsoft ruling to boost user choice

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The European Court's ruling against Microsoft could give IT departments greater choice in the tools they use to manage Windows.

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People power can come down mighty hard on Microsoft

http://canberra.yourguide.com.au

A fine of $810 million sounds like a lot of money. That is what Microsoft was fined for anti-competitive conduct. The fine by the European Commission was upheld this week by the European Court of First Instance.

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Regulating Microsoft

http://www.nytimes.com

Microsoft’s resounding defeat in a European antitrust case establishes welcome principles that should be adopted in the United States as guideposts for the future development of the information economy.

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FSFE & Samba interview about Microsoft anti-trust

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

When Monday’s anti-trust verdict was announced, the FSFE and Samba team talked to the gathered journalists and then sat down for a group interview with Sean Daly.

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Microsoft ordered to hand over Windows secrets after losing appeal over record 'monopoly' fine

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...Microsoft must disclose its secret computer codes to enable rival companies' gadgets such as media players to work seamlessly with Windows personal computers when downloading songs and videos.

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"Europe's Cheap Shot At Microsoft" Amazing and strongly Pro MS article CNN

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The (CNN) article says Microsoft is being unfairly got at because it is successful, poor Microsoft!

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Microsoft says rivals may rue siding with EU

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

Microsoft, which will on Monday learn whether a top European Union court has annulled the landmark 2004 antitrust ruling against the US software developer, is warning technology rivals they should be careful what they wish for.

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EU court upholds Microsoft anti-trust decision

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A European Union court on Monday dismissed Microsoft's appeal against the 2004 ruling which found the company had abused its dominant market position to score over rivals. Microsoft's lawyers failed to impress the European Court of First Instance, which not only dismissed the case but also rejected the appeal against the €497 million ($690 million) fine imposed on the company.

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Rivals say Microsoft has not changed its ways

http://biz.yahoo.com

Next week's European antitrust ruling against Microsoft Corp (NasdaqGS:MSFT - News) is a legacy of its past behavior, but competitors say the company's current strategy is a sign of history repeating itself.

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Appeals Court Rules that Deceptive Conduct in Standard Setting can Violate Antitrust Laws

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

While many of us have been preoccupied with the OOXML vote, the rest of the world has naturally been continuing to go about its business. One piece of business that took an interesting turn in the last few days is a ruling by a Federal Appellate Court in the United States that breaks new ground in protecting the integrity of the standard setting system.

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Open source proponents denounce Microsoft licensing program

http://www.linuxworld.com

The U.S. District Court in Washington will review on Sept. 11 the state of the Microsoft Communications Protocol Program, which is Microsoft’s program for licensing more than 200 proprietary protocols for server, storage and security services.

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States lodge claim against that MS still a monopoly(PDF)

http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com

Plaintiff States California, Connecticut, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the District of Columbia (“California Group”)1 respectfully submit this Report on Remedial Effectiveness.

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EU court to rule on Microsoft on Sept. 17

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A European court confirmed on Tuesday that it will rule on September 17 on whether software giant Microsoft broke European Union antitrust regulations.

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