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TechWeb: Caldera Advances Case Against Microsoft

Jul 13, 1999, 08:29 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stuart Glascock)

"In a plodding but potentially far-reaching federal court case, a private antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft is marching along."

"The judge has nixed five of nine Microsoft requests to stymie the proceedings, virtually assuring a jury trial."

"Caldera -- owner of DR-DOS, which tried to compete with Microsoft's MS-DOS -- is alleging that Microsoft committed a slew of illegal acts..."

"A Microsoft document that Caldera is using as an exhibit says: "On the DR side, we have begun an 'aggressive leak' campaign for MS-DOS 5.0. The goal is to build anticipation for MS-DOS 5.0 and diffuse potential excitement/momentum from the DR DOS 5.0 announcement."

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