Microsoft Hit With Antitrust Suit Over Xbox 360 Card

Law360, New York (November 23, 2009, 6:12 PM EST) -- Datel Design & Development Inc. has sued Microsoft Corp. alleging the technology giant violated federal antitrust laws when it deployed a software update in its Xbox 360 that prevents users from operating Datel memory cards in the gaming console.

Datel, a video game products maker based in the United Kingdom, filed a complaint in the U.S. District for the Northern District of California Friday alleging the software “downgrade” prevents users of Microsoft's Xbox 360 from operating on a memory card greater than 512 megabytes, effectively eliminating...
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