Facing Huge Fines, Microsoft Commits To Antitrust Rules

Law360, New York (July 19, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Weighed down by confrontations with competition regulators in the U.S. and Europe, Microsoft Corp. is drafting a set of voluntary principles to ward off further antitrust concerns about its ubiquitous operating system, the company said Wednesday.

“The goal is to have a worldwide set of principles,” General Counsel Brad Smith told the New America Foundation think tank at a meeting at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. “Microsoft is committed both to full compliance with antitrust law and to an ongoing and constructive dialogue with...
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