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San Jose Mercury: Blue Mountain wins suit against Microsoft

Thanks to Mike Schiraldi
for this link.

In December, we reported that
the online greeting card company, Blue Mountain, was suing
Microsoft. They won the court case. Judge says software giant
rigged filter to stifle e-card rival Blue Mountain

“A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge said he believed
Microsoft Corp. intended to undermine a competitor when it created
an electronic mail filter that discarded the company’s electronic
greeting cards as junk e-mail, or spam.”

“Microsoft has said test versions of Internet Explorer 5.0 and
Outlook Express, the company’s upcoming Web browsing and e-mail
programs which have been downloaded by hundreds of thousands of
users, inadvertently blocked Blue Mountain’s cards.”


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