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Old 06-17-2007, 02:16 PM   #1
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LXer: Microsoft bows to complaint from Linpro


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The NCA has been working on Linpro's complaint for a year, looking into both the technological and legal aspects. – We made it clear to Microsoft that we were preparing sanctions, as the school agreements excluxded competitors from this market. Now that they have met our demands, we dismiss the case, says NCA department director Jostein Skaar to Norwegian daily Dagbladet. From now on, schools will only be licensed for PCs actually using Microsoft software, and not for all computers, including PCs using software from competitors like Linux, Mac and Openoffice.org.

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Old 06-17-2007, 02:37 PM   #2
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Microsoft has agreed to change the terms of its school agreement with Norwegian regional municipalities...
Ooh boy! I bet that'll drive MS into bankruptcy. How many other school districts around the world will take the years-long initiative to demand fair treatment?
 
Old 06-17-2007, 07:51 PM   #3
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Well, it is a start--er, another step in the right direction.
 
  


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