Microsoft Claims E.C. Casts Doubt On Vista Launch

Law360, New York (September 14, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Taking another jab at the European Commission, Microsoft Corp. complained Thursday that the regulator has left the company in the dark over its concerns about Microsoft’s Vista Windows operating system.

A Microsoft spokesperson said the Commission has not yet clarified its concerns about Vista’s security upgrades.

"This creates a regulatory vacuum in which to launch the product. We urge the Commission sooner rather than later to come forward with their concerns," the spokesperson told Dow Jones International News.

Microsoft wants to avoid regulatory action and is...
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