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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Breaking News I: The End is Here - EU Settles With Microsoft

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

The expected Microsoft settlement is now official.  It will take years for academics to figure out the true costs of the Microsoft litigation.  I recommend the many articles and book by my colleague Bill Page on the topic.  For an alternative viewpoint, there is the forthcoming book by Harry First and Andy Gavil.

The Commission's press release is here while the Microsoft one is here.

This should be a quiet Christmas for Microsoft.  Last week the DOJ concluded that Microsoft’s documentation of its protocols was “substantially complete.”

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