Microsoft To Face China Antitrust Woes?

by admin June 19, 2008 at 3:00 pm

Just as Microsoft seems to be patching up antitrust relations with the U.S. government, a Chinese newspaper suggested today that the company could be subject to antitrust legal actions in China.

Shanghai Securities News reported today that Chinese firms could sue Microsoft when China’s anti-monopoly law takes effect on August 1, according to an AFP account. Chinese regulators also are investigating software costs, in which it may cost “much more” to buy software in China compared with in the United States, Shanghai Securities News said.

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