EU to Microsoft: Improve your offer or risk more fines
The European Union has fired another salvo in their ongoing battle with Microsoft over the documentation and licensing of Windows’ server protocols. The EU said in a statement that Microsoft had failed to “supply satisfactory information at reasonable prices,” a requirement based on a 2004 antitrust ruling.
“This is a company which apparently does not like to have to conform to antitrust decisions,” EU spokesman Jonathan Todd said in a statement. Indeed, the software giant isn’t taking the decision lying down. Microsoft challenged the 2004 ruling in the EU’s second-highest court last April, the results of which are expected to be handed down by a judge some time in the first half of this year.
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