Redmond and Europe: We Cool?
The European Union fought like Conquistadors against XP, Windows Server, Vista
and operating systems to be named later, claiming they violated all manner of
Despite an all-new wave of products, Redmond is still dealing with the aftermath
of EU decisions made years ago, like a March 2004 ruling that claimed Microsoft
leveraged its desktop monopoly to gain share in server operating systems. The
company gave out over 8,000 pages of documents attempting to prove that Windows
Server is as open to third parties as it is to Redmond itself. If you want to
read Microsoft's obtuse explanation of the situation, go here.
Posted by Doug Barney on 11/28/2006 at 1:15 PM