Thursday, October 06, 2005

Thurs - UK scientist to monitor Microsoft compliance

Microsoft and the European commission yesterday closed off another chapter in the saga of their six year antitrust battle, as the Brussels regulator has appointed a British computer scientist to monitor the software giant's compliance with last years landmark ruling against the US group.

If he finds Microsoft in breach of last year's decision, the commission could impose fines of up to $5M a day. This looks like more tough news for Microsoft. Let's see if they're playing ball.

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