In response to the court request, a group of states said
in a filing that ending court oversight of Microsoft's business practices
in November would not allow enough time to consider the antitrust implications
of the new Windows Vista operating system. The group believes that Vista changes
the nature of competition, and should be studied as it makes gains in the market.
However, in the DOJ report released Friday, the agency said that Microsoft's
antitrust compliance is moving
forward smoothly, particularly in regard to Vista.
Has federal oversight of Microsoft's business practices made any difference
in the company's behavior? Let me know what you think at [email protected],
and I'll file a friend of the court brief.
Posted by Peter Varhol on September 04, 2007 at 11:57 AM
Microsoft's ongoing layoffs are hitting its home turf, with new notices affecting 1,248 people in the Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Wash. areas in May.
Microsoft's latest collaboration application, Loop, is now available as a public preview.
Here's your guide to all the IT training sessions, partner meet-ups and annual Microsoft conferences you won't want to miss.
Microsoft's top partner executives detailed several changes it plans to make to the 6-month-old Microsoft Cloud Partner Program (MCPP).
More Partner Guides
More White Papers