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MS refuses judge's order, antitrust meltdown to follow?

Thanks Geronimo froum our BPN Forum

Two days ago Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued an order demanding a measure of compromise from the warring parties, and yesterday Microsoft refused to comply. So the scene is now set for a collision that could take down the DoJ-Microsoft settlement and set the whole trial roadshow in motion again.

CKK was hearing closing arguments in the dissenting states antitrust case yesterday, and had told the states and Microsoft to come up with some flexibility. The states did, Microsoft did not, and although we should take into account that it was actually a lot more difficult for Microsoft to bend, by utterly rejecting the notion it is playing a dangerous game for high stakes.

News source: The Reg

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