Opinion: Antitrust complaint against Android is an attack on open source

Posted by BernardSwiss on Apr 12, 2013 7:52 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Timothy B. Lee
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Microsoft and Oracle say it's "predatory" for companies to give away software.

On Tuesday, we reported on a new complaint filed by "Fairsearch," an anti-Google group that counts Microsoft, Oracle, Nokia, and about a dozen other Google competitors as members. In recent years, European regulators have become more aggressive at policing anticompetitive behavior in the tech sector than their American counterparts. Microsoft and its allies hope that officials will conclude that Google's mobile OS strategy violates the EU's competition laws.

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What a pointless lawsuit gary_newell 9 919 Apr 12, 2013 7:05 PM

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