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Russian Competition Agency Targets Microsoft

Law360 (June 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Russia's antitrust regulator has announced it is investigating Microsoft Corp. for possible anti-competitive activity in the pricing and availability of the Windows XP operating system.

According to the Federal Antimonopoly Service, Microsoft has breached Russian competition law by cutting the supply of Windows XP as it attempts to switch users to Windows Vista. The agency also alleges that the software giant uses an illegal pricing policy to sell its operating systems.

The regulator said Thursday it had studied the software market and found Microsoft to have...
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