Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Editor: D. Daniel Sokol
University of Florida
Levin College of Law

Wednesday, April 6, 2005

Antitrust Suit Against Mack Truck Goes Forward

A Pennsylvania district court judge allows the antitrust suit against Mack Truck to proceed to trial.   The suit is brought by one of Mack's truck distributors who alleges,among other claims, that the company engages in price discrimination with respect to its truck parts and the selling of trucks.

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Industry Sides Against Microsoft in EU

According to Reuters, "alobby group backed by Nokia , Oracle and IBM has asked an EU court for permission to join the European Commission in its antitrust battle with Microsoft."   Further details in Business Week.

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Monday, April 4, 2005

The Scarlet Letter--N?

The European Version of Windows may well be  called "Windows XP Home Edition N."  While not exactly tongue tripping, the proposed new name is meant to indicate that is "not with media player." The following stories provide more details:

Business Week

The Washington Post

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