Microsoft Antitrust Case Worries E.U. Politicians

Law360, New York (September 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Unhappy with possible delays of Microsoft’s highly anticipated Vista platform, four European parliament members criticized European regulators Thursday for their ongoing antitrust scrutiny of the software giant.

In a letter addressed to European Antitrust Commissioner Neelie Kroes, Chris Heaton-Harris, Sharon Bowles and Peter Skinner from the United Kingdom and Michal Kaminski from Poland complained that the delayed release of Vista could have grave economic consequences.

They said that the “ongoing pursuit of Microsoft has led to uncertainty about the legal principles that govern product design issues...
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