Microsoft's software for servers works faster and more efficiently with its ubiquitous Windows operating system than its rivals' offerings do. In 2004, EU regulators ordered the company to explain how its operating system works, arguing the documentation would level the playing field. Regulators say Microsoft still has failed to comply with the order. Considering the software giant's close guard on its programs' protocols, is this unfair competition? Or is Microsoft really not bad -- just misunderstood?
EU's Microsoft Fine a Matter of Competition
The Associated Press
July 13, 2006
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