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PC World: Caldera Calls Microsoft License Anticompetitive

May 28, 1999, 00:48 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack McCarthy)

"Did Microsoft's bundle muscle push DR-DOS off the market?"

"Lawyers for Microsoft and Caldera Systems jousted Thursday over the legality of Microsoft's licensing practices in a pretrial hearing in Caldera's antitrust lawsuit against the software giant."

"A federal court in Salt Lake City has scheduled hearings through June to address nine motions filed by Microsoft seeking to dismiss parts of the case.

"Today, the issue centered on whether Microsoft violated antitrust rules in its licensing agreements with PC vendors and manufacturers."

"Caldera tried to show Microsoft prevented PC makers from shipping DR-DOS by using "per-processor" licensing agreements..."

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