Antitrust

By Derek Sooman on March 12, 2003, 1:51 PM
Looks like everyone's best friend, Microsoft, are in antitrust trouble AGAIN! This time, The European Commission has two main targets, those being a) server software, and b) media player.

[COLOR=royalblue]"It's concluded that Microsoft is giving itself preferential treatment in links between desktop and server operating systems, and that it should therefore order Microsoft to give its rivals more information."[/COLOR]

[COLOR=royalblue]"The Media Player issue differs in that the argument is really the old bundling/integration one we saw over Internet Explorer."[/COLOR]

[COLOR=royalblue]"The experts have proposed two major requirements: making Microsoft share more proprietary information with its rivals and uncoupling its Media Player audiovisual software from the Windows operating system, sources said."[/COLOR]

More here, and here.

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