Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Jun 2006 21:15 UTC, submitted by brewin
Legal The European Commission is ready to impose a fine of 2m Euros ($2.5m; 1.4m) a day on Microsoft. The Commission is expected to rule that Microsoft has failed to fully implement its 2004 antitrust decision. Under the ruling, Microsoft had to supply rivals with information about its Windows operating system.
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by eMagius on Wed 28th Jun 2006 04:08 UTC in reply to "RE: ..."
eMagius
Member since:
2005-07-06

Hey Look! They made the ruling over a year ago, didn't they?

If it was about the money, they'd start charging first.


If it was really about crushing the Serbs, Austria-Hungary wouldn't have issued an ultimatum first.

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by butters on Wed 28th Jun 2006 07:02 in reply to "RE[3]: ..."
butters Member since:
2005-07-08

Just a kind reminder: There are Americans who read these comments, and you should realize that the vast majority educated Americans don't know enough about history to understand your metaphor. Many Americans probably think that Serbia is in the Middle East, somewhere near Rand McNally.

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by Jedd on Wed 28th Jun 2006 07:08 in reply to "RE[4]: ..."
Jedd Member since:
2005-07-06

That's wrong, just wrong. As and american I understand, and I am offened by your comment sir.

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by Jedd on Wed 28th Jun 2006 07:10 in reply to "RE[3]: ..."
Jedd Member since:
2005-07-06

hehe, true. Good comparison. :-p

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