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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SReilly
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2006-12-28

That the EC can't see that shows that they don't have the first clue how a market should work.

Common MollyC, you expect me, and anybody else for that matter, to take your word over that of a union, based on economical principals, that has existed for the past 60 years? Pull the other one, why don't you? It's got bells on it. ;-p

As for the rest of your post, I wont repeat what I have already posted* but I will say that misinterpreting what is being said and done does not lend itself well to proper argument and/or discors.

*http://www4.osnews.com/permalink?272242

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