MiniFrame Hits Microsoft With $1B Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 7:56 PM EDT) -- Israeli software company MiniFrame Ltd. sued Microsoft Corp. in New York on Wednesday, claiming the technology giant used its monopoly in the computer operating systems market to pressure potential clients not to buy MiniFrame's PC-sharing software.

The company said Microsoft intentionally thwarted “countless deals” that might have made MiniFrame as much as $2 billion through unnecessarily restrictive licensing agreements and direct pressure on MiniFrame's potential business partners.

MiniFrame's PC-sharing software allows multiple users to access the same computer operating system from multiple locations, using only a...
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