Friday, October 31, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Panasonic Raises Profit Outlook
Toshiba Offers New 4TB and 5TB Desktop HDDs
Samsung Introduces New Ultra Slim Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 Smartphones For The Chinese Market
Sharp 2Q Profit Slides
PlayStation 4 Sales Sustain Sony's Quarterly Loss
MSI Debuts The GT80 Titan Gaming Notebook With Mechanical Keyboard
Sharp To Produce New Backlight-free LCD Panel For Wearables
New Cameras Boost GoPro's Quarterly Profit
Active Discussions
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
 Home > News > General Computing > MS cour...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, July 28, 2004
MS court battle with EU starts today


Microsoft goes to court in Luxembourg day to take the first step in trying to suspend European Commission sanctions imposed on the software giant for violating anti-trust law.

European Union Court of First Instance Judge Bo Vesterdorf called the informal meeting to discuss scheduling of a hearing on Microsoft's application, people familiar with the situation say. The hearing itself is likely to take place in September.

Microsoft wants the court to waive commission sanctions until the entire case is completed, which is likely to take three years or more.

The commission says that if the remedies are suspended they will become irrelevant by the time the case is over years from now, while Microsoft says the sanctions will damage the company in ways that cannot be undone.

Also present at the hearing will be other interested parties.

In March, the EU executive ordered Microsoft to offer a version of its Windows operating system without its Media Player audiovisual software, to provide more information to rival makers of server software and to pay a record fine of 497 million euros ($612.3 million). Microsoft has paid the fine.

The commission gave Microsoft 90 days to get ready to carry out the remedies, but Microsoft is still negotiating with the commission and has said it is not ready to remove Media Player.

Microsoft will need "some greater clarification ... in terms of knowing what files we're to remove from Windows" in order to comply, its general counsel, Brad Smith, said in a telephone conference call with reporters in early July. That has not changed, people familiar with the situation say.

Microsoft won a major victory on sanctions in the US, and people close to the case say it is officially making the court in Luxembourg aware of that court's reasoning where it overlaps with the European case.

From itWeb



Previous
Next
AMD Redefines Everyday Computing with Sempron CPU Family        All News        Nintendo Announces Official Name and New Design for Nintendo DS
AMD Redefines Everyday Computing with Sempron CPU Family     General Computing News      Nintendo Announces Official Name and New Design for Nintendo DS

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Introduces The Microsoft Health And Band
Microsoft To Embrace Real-Time Browser-based Calls
Microsoft Said To Be Developing Windows Server OS for ARM-Based Servers
Microsoft To Keep Nokia Brand For Low-end Smartphones
Cloud and Surface 3 Drive Microsoft's Revenue
Microsoft And Dell Puts Azure In A Box
Microsoft To Launch A Wearable Device Soon
Microsoft CEO Apologizes For Suggesting Women not Ask for Raises
Microsoft says Samsung owes Millions in unpaid Patent Royalties
Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Connects Miracast Devices to HDTVs
Microsoft Releases New Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse, PC Accessories
Microsoft To Hold Next-generation Windows Event

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .