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#1 AplusWebMaster

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 03:22 AM

FYI...

- http://www.informati...icleID=22103106
June 30, 2004 - By with The Associated Press, John Foley, InformationWeek
"A U.S. appeals court Wednesday unanimously affirmed the antitrust settlement reached two years ago by Microsoft and the Department of Justice. The six judges of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the deal struck by Microsoft and Justice, and endorsed by 18 states, and the judges agreed that Microsoft could "hide" its browser software in Windows, rather than completely remove the code..."

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 04:08 AM

More on this...

- http://news.com.com/...g=st.util.print
June 30, 2004
"A U.S. Appeals Court on Wednesday upheld Microsoft's landmark antitrust settlement with the Department of Justice and several state attorneys general, rejecting Massachusetts' appeal for stiffer penalties. "The order approving the consent decree in the public interest is affirmed," the appeals court wrote...

In an interview, CCIA President Ed Black said he was disappointed but not surprised by the ruling...Black said Wednesday's ruling doesn't change the fact that the settlement has been a failure. "There has been no increase in competition, no change in Microsoft's behavior and no returning of the ill-gotten gains."..."

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