EU vs. Microsoft vs. IBM
Jan 16, 2008, 19:45 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Over on IT Jungle, I just read an interesting story about how
Microsoft is (by proxy) cleverly using the same law that was just
smacked over its head for Windows market dominance against IBM's
mainframe base in Europe.
"The story, by Hesh Wiener, is a fascinating look into the world
of litigation-as-business-strategy, and details the complaint filed
by Platform Solutions (PSI) against IBM for violating Article 82 of
the European Commission (EC) Treaty. The complaint was filed,
according to a Dec. 18 Reuters story, way back on Oct. 19..."