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EU Plans to Fine Microsoft in Windows Data Dispute, People Say June 27, 2006

Posted by rjdohnert in Tech News.
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Not very good news for Microsoft.  The EU regulators are planning to start charging Microsoft 2 million Euros ($2.5 million US) a day for its non compliance with a court order and refusal to open its protocol documentation to competitors.  The EU claims they are trying to promote fair competition.

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My Take;  Microsoft claims it has opened up enough of its documentation, the EU claims it hasnt.  the answer is simple.  Give a third part developer access to the documentation.  Microsoft and the EU both agree on a solution for that developer to create using only the available documentation.  This will give a broader look on wo is full of more shit.  The EU or Microsoft.

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