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Microsoft will be forced to hand over sensitive technical information about the Windows operating system to its rivals but can expect next to no compensation, according to a report in the Financial Times. In its anti-trust ruling three years ago, the European Commission said Redmond had to licence technical information to …

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Bare faced Cheek

It is somewhat incongruous of Microsoft to want paying for Open Source improving ITs Code Performance. How much more Manly to Pay for the Service. After all, is IT not Net 3.0....Working?

And that question to the Chief CyberSpace Architect? .

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Still biassed towards large companies

OK I'm a software developer. I work for myself. I don't have the money or prestige of a large company but I want some of Microsoft's Windows source code.

Am I going to get it? Obviously not in today's world, but large companies can. This is not fair. I hope the EU recognises the legitimate needs of the small business even if Microsoft don't.

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Anonymous Coward

‘EU tells Microsoft to open its Windows’

Losers against 350 millions.

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EU tells Microsoft to open its Windows

I thought that all computer problems start with opening windows!

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