E.U.: Microsoft’s Vista May Violate Antitrust Laws

Law360, New York (March 29, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Just as Microsoft gears up to fight a separate landmark antitrust battle in Europe this week, the E.U.’s top competition enforcer issued a letter to the software company expressing alarm that its new Vista operating system could violate European antitrust laws.

“Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes sent a letter to Microsoft on March 20 drawing their attention to certain concerns the Commission has about Microsoft's next generation operating system Windows Vista, and in particular the Commission's serious doubts about the conformity of Vista with the principles set...
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