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2004-11-25 15:00:08

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- The European Union insisted Wednesday its antitrust case against Microsoft Corp. remains intact despite a surprise meeting called by the judge following the desertion of two of the EU's biggest allies. "Just the fact that certain parties have withdrawn from the proceedings doesn't change the facts of the case at all," said EU antitrust spokesman Jonathan Todd. "Hence the proceedings will follow their normal course at the court." He declined to comment on the...

2004-11-25 12:00:11

A top European court has summoned all the parties involved in the European Union's antitrust case against Microsoft to a meeting in Luxembourg on Thursday after two prominent opponents of Microsoft withdrew from the proceedings, a court official has said. People close to the case said the president of the European Court of First Instance, Bo Vesterdorf, wanted to discuss issues created by the withdrawal from the legal process on Nov. 8 of Novell and the Computer and Communications Industry...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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