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EU vs. Microsoft vs. IBM

Jan 16, 2008, 19:45 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"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..."

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