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Old 02-26-2004, 11:27 AM   #1
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Microsoft Raided By Japan's Fair Trade Commission


Check this out ppl

http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news...wh0&refer=home

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmp...an_microsoft_3

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The investigation involves whether Microsoft's licensing of Windows XP software violated the country's anti-monopoly law, said a commission official, who declined to be named. Microsoft Japan spokesman Kazushi Okabe confirmed commission officials were at the office, adding that he didn't know why they were there.
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Old 02-26-2004, 11:59 AM   #2
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Microsoft shares fell 0.7 percent to $26.70 in New York Stock Exchange composite trading yesterday. The shares rose 5.9 percent last year, compared with a 26 percent increase in the S&P 500 Index, which represents a range of U.S. stocks.
LMAO--------does anyone remember when M$ stock was over $100 a share.......

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The company is under investigation by the European Commission, the Brussels-based regulatory arm of the European Union, which accused Microsoft of illegally using Windows to control markets in operating systems for larger computers and for audio-visual software.
Does this sound familiar also........



<edited to give everyone a good laugh/>

Last edited by 320mb; 02-26-2004 at 12:05 PM.
 
Old 02-26-2004, 05:42 PM   #3
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HAHA and i always thought the fact that they make crappy software was going to kill them off, i guess greed defidently aint a good thing (just another greeed people geting into trouble, happens like 100000 times a day at least),

but i remember a tiem when i say MS stock at like $250 dollars a share
 
  


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