EU Allows ECIS To Join Microsoft Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (April 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- ECIS, an association of information technology firms, has gained entry into the European Commission’s case against Microsoft Corp. as a third party and will testify against the software giant for allegedly tying Internet Explorer to its dominant Windows operating system.

The commission granted ECIS' request to join the ongoing case, which accuses Microsoft of violating antitrust laws in the European Union by undercutting rival products in the market, ECIS said Wednesday.

The deadline for Microsoft to respond to the commission’s antitrust allegations has been extended one...
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