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ConsortiumInfo: Details Begin to Emerge on ECIS v. Microsoft EU Complaint

Feb 27, 2006, 17:30 (4 Talkback[s])
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"There are a few more details beginning to emerge on the complaint that ECIS filed in the EU alleging anticompetitive behavior by Microsoft. As I reported on Saturday, one of the allegations is apparently that Microsoft's refusal to support the OpenDocument Format (ODF) is part of this pattern of allegedly improper behavior.

"Few details about the complaint have become public, however, and it appears that this may continue to be the case, according to an AP News Service story titled Microsoft Rivals File Broad EU Antitrust Complaint, written by Aoife White. Regular Groklaw contributor Marbux read this article more carefully than I did when I was skimming the first news stories, and pointed out to me that it states that ECIS has elected not to make the complaint public, citing 'business confidentiality...'"

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