Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Sep 2007 15:17 UTC, submitted by Rahul
Legal Microsoft suffered a stunning defeat on Monday when a European Union court backed a European Commission ruling that the US software giant illegally abused its market power to crush competitors. The European Union's second-highest court dismissed the company's appeal on all substantive points of the 2004 antitrustruling. The court said Microsoft, the world's largest software maker, was unjustified in tying new applications to its Windows operating system in a way that harmed consumer choice. The verdict, which may be appealed only on points of law and not of fact, could force Microsoft to change its business practices.
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RE[3]: farce
by dylansmrjones on Mon 17th Sep 2007 17:41 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: farce"
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Amen, Reverend.

Not just European politicians. It is European politicians in Bruxelles.

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RE[4]: farce
by SReilly on Mon 17th Sep 2007 17:44 in reply to "RE[3]: farce"
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Nothing wrong with European politicians in Brussels, as ling as they stay there. It's wen they come to Luxembourg that I'm more worried about. ;-)

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