Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Mar 2007 18:49 UTC, submitted by Governa
Microsoft The European Union escalated its trans-Atlantic fight with Microsoft on Thursday, threatening new multimillion fines against the software maker over claims it fails to offer rivals a fair deal on licenses for helping servers work with Windows. In response, Microsoft charged that the treatment it receives from the EU is unmatched around the world and harmed Europe's efforts to become a thriving high-tech economy. The EU said Microsoft could face fines as high as euro3 million (US$4 million) a day, accusing the software company of trying to protect its interests by overcharging rivals for complete and accurate interface documentation - which would allow them to interoperate with Windows PCs and servers - on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms.
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The real question is...
by pfortuny on Fri 2nd Mar 2007 10:48 UTC
pfortuny
Member since:
2006-02-05

After all these years...

How much cash has MS paid the EC?

And then

profit - loss = gains

I guess this is what matters to MS, or at least what seems to matter.

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