Microsoft Loses Bid To End Antitrust Supervision

Law360, New York (January 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has extended the court supervision of Microsoft Corp. until 2009, rejecting the company's bid to end the oversight mandated by its 2002 antitrust settlement.

Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly handed down her decision Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, citing the company's extreme delay in releasing technical documentation regarding the licensing of its software.

“Although the technical documentation project is complex and novel, it is clear, at least to the court, that Microsoft is culpable for this inexcusable delay,” the...
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