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LA Times/Reuters: EU Officials Says Microsoft Pursuit Will Continue

Jun 28, 2000, 06:18 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Lawsky)

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"European Competition Commissioner Mario Monti said Monday his agency will continue to investigate Microsoft Corp.'s alleged anti-competitive behavior in Europe, no matter what happens in a similar case in the United States or in the presidential race."

"... the Europeans could impose conduct remedies. In fact, when the United States dropped a computer antitrust case against International Business Machines Corp. in 1982 the EU continued its own case."

"Ultimately, the EU won an agreement from IBM to change its behavior. Some experts say that helped open the way to the development of Microsoft."

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