Antitrust Concerns Won't Derail Microsoft Vista Launch

Law360, New York (October 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The friction between Microsoft Corp. and antitrust regulators won’t derail the software giant’s plans to make its new Windows Vista operating system available worldwide in January, the company said Friday.

Following what Microsoft Corp. called “a constructive dialogue” with the European Commission and the Korea Free Trade Commission, the software giant said Vista will be released on schedule, despite concerns that the launch could end up adding to the whopping fines already imposed by European and Korean antitrust regulators.

“We recognize that the European Commission does...
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