This is Rich. Google v MSFT. The Topic: AntiTrust

Thanks to Ars, I found this from the Times (OK, I have family in this weekend, I'm not reading the Times): In the most striking recent example of the policy shift, the top antitrust official at the Justice Department last month urged state prosecutors to reject a confidential antitrust…

Thanks to Ars, I found this from the Times (OK, I have family in this weekend, I’m not reading the Times):

In the most striking recent example of the policy shift, the top antitrust official at the Justice Department last month urged state prosecutors to reject a confidential antitrust complaint filed by Google that is tied to a consent decree that monitors Microsoft’s behavior. Google has accused Microsoft of designing its latest operating system, Vista, to discourage the use of Google’s desktop search program, lawyers involved in the case said.

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Author: John Battelle

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