Microsoft Fails To Block Canada Discovery Bid

Law360, New York (December 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The federal judge that presided over the Microsoft antitrust case in Iowa has granted an intervention request brought by a group of Canadian plaintiffs trying to gain access to the millions of documents used in that suit's discovery for their own case against the software giant.

On Monday, U.S. District Judge Scott Rosenberg endorsed the controversial discovery bid, agreeing to revise the protective order that had stipulated that the documents be destroyed.

“All persons obtaining access to confidential or highly confidential information in this action shall...
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