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The Register: Slashdot gives Microsoft lawyers the bum's rush

May 19, 2000, 10:47 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Andover.Net lawyers acting for Slashdot have raised a theatrical two fingers to Microsoft, setting the stage for yet another test case under the recently passed Digital Media Copyright Act."

"Slashdot was responding to Microsoft's "Designated Agent" who last week requested that the site remove postings containing details of Microsoft's extensions to the Kerberos protocol."

"As a general matter, it is the policy of Slashdot not to interfere with or censor the communications of its users," writes Mark D Robins on behalf of Andover.Net, particularly "given their apparent relevance to issues in the current antitrust litigation between the Microsoft and the government."

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