open…: Microsoft cocks a snook at the EU

Glyn Moody wrote Microsoft cocks a snook at the EU. I often agree with Glyn, but not this time.

Microsoft is trying to make the EU Competition people out to be fools, by delivering a version of Windows that won’t give customers what they want, and will block their competitors. Microsoft has a channel, and can get Internet Exploder disks to their customers. The competition doesn’t.

In my original response to Glyn, I said that I thought that the EU would see what Microsoft was doing, that the move was pretty naked. It appears that I was right as Microsoft’s offer has been declined. Several lawyers are quoted stating the don’t understand the EU’s move. Well, it’s obvious that these poor deluded fools have never dealt with Microsoft…

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