[Novalug] Fwd: Microsoft fined $1.4bn (fwd)
bidwell at dead-city.org
Wed Feb 27 14:23:54 EST 2008
Nick Danger wrote:
> I think the validity of the ruling, and the failure to pay should be
> separate. I don't fault them for appealing the ruling, I don't fault
> them for being mad they lost. I do think if they lose they should have
> to pay, maybe put the funds in escrow to show good faith? Not sure about
> that. I'll keep the thoughts on the ruling to myself for right now.
> Personally my favorite part of these articles are the comments. Like
> this one.
>> I find it amazing that the EU can put sanctions on a company, who are
>> to them ''anti-competition'' Yet have a complete monopoly on money in
>> the form of the Euro. If it didn't make me laugh, it'd make me cry!
>> */Richard Wilkins, Westbury, Wiltshire, Uk./*
> He wants to allow competition in money? Huh.... I think MS will happily
> pay that fine now, by using M$. :-)
I'm a good sport, I'll pay it with Monopoly money... very appropriate.
Let Bill save his money for trying to dig himself out of the Vista hole.
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