Microsoft Warns Employees of Likely Antitrust Fine

Will Microsoft soon be charged $2.5 million a day for allegedly flouting the European Union's demand to provide documentation about Windows' inner workings? Microsoft officials are preparing for that scenario, according to an e-mail update from a member of Microsoft's legal department. The Microsoft-EU case will heat up during the next few weeks, starting on June 30, when Microsoft is set to deliver more of the networking-protocol information the European Commission stipulated that the company provide as part of its antitrust-compliance terms.

Microsoft is slated to deliver the sixth of seven installments of the required protocol documentation to the EC-appointed antitrust-oversight trustee.

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