Microsoft Battles South Korean Antitrust Decision

Law360, New York (March 27, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- As Microsoft continues to fight European antitrust officials in a protracted legal dispute, the software giant also finds itself at loggerheads with South Korean competition authorities. On Monday, it appealed a decision that ordered the company to remove software from its Windows operating system.

“The facts do not support the KFTC’s position. Consumers can easily download and use a wide range of software from many different companies,” said Jae Hoon Chung, Korea senior attorney for Microsoft, in a statement.

South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission issued a...
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