Microsoft Faces Probe in Norway

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According to a statement on Friday by Ronny Turoy, a spokesman for the Norwegian Competition Authority (NCA), Microsoft's proposed $1.28 billion purchase of Norway's Fast Search & Transfer is the subject of a stepped-up antitrust...

Opera's CEO will swim from Norway to the USA

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An overly excited Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software, today proclaimed at an internal company meeting that if the download numbers of the new Opera 8 Web browser reach 1 million within the first...

Norway Teenage Cyber-Piracy Trial Ends

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A landmark trial of a teenager in Norway over Hollywood charges of video piracy ended on Monday with prosecutors urging a suspended 90-day jail term. Jon Johansen, known in Norway as "DVD Jon,"...

Norway snubs Microsoft

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According to reports, the Norwegian government will not be renewing its contract with the Microsoft, in favor of Linux, even though it will lose discounts of up to 20 per cent on public sector buys...

DVD hacker Johansen indicted in Norway

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Norwegian prosecutors have indicted Jon Johansen for his role in creating the DeCSS program that unlocked a DVD copy protection system and unleashed a series of lawsuits by the motion picture industry. ...

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