Rivals Say Microsoft Acting Unfairly In Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (March 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a confidential filing with the European Commission, software groups have accused Microsoft Corp. of setting out a “poisoned honeypot” by offering open source code in the antitrust litigation that has ensnared the software giant.

The software group Samba and the Free Software Foundation Europe opened up confidential filings to the European Commission, the Brussels-based antitrust regulator for the European Union, as part of a response to a questionnaire searching for input on Microsoft’s plan to open up its confidential “source code” for those who license...
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