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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..."

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