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LinuxWorld Australia: Open Source Consultancy Takes Complaint Against Microsoft to ACCC

Jul 27, 2005, 15:15 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Crawford)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Open source consultancy Cybersource is filing a formal complaint with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) this week claiming Microsoft is engaging in unfair practices which is costing end users $200 million [US$151/€126 million] a year.

"Accusing Microsoft of stifling competition in the marketplace, Cybersource will provide the ACCC with a whitepaper entitled, The Cost of Software Monopoly: How Australian Consumers Lose. It will be accompanied by a formal complaint..."

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