internetnews.com: Microsoft's Source Code Pledge Raises Questions
Jan 26, 2006, 16:45 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft's decision to open up its Windows server source code
sparked a lot of reaction from folks following the
Microsoft-European Union antitrust case.
"But analysts and U.S. coalitions dedicated to government
regulation on technology disagree as to how much Microsoft is
really giving away.
"During a press conference from Brussels today, top Microsoft
lawyer Brad Smith said the software giant will offer developers the
right to view Windows server so long as they already have a Windows
server license under the European Commission's plan.
"Advocates for U.S. pro-competition groups painted a bleak
picture upon hearing the news..."