Appendix A

Microsoft Vista: The International Community

Microsoft vs. The World: What’s the Issue?

Most Americans are probably aware of Microsoft’s legal troubles in the United States with the federal government’s antitrust division of the Justice Department and various states. However, the company’s legal department has been busy handling the negative attentions of other countries around the world for more than a decade. As a result of various rulings by the European Union and countries in Asia, Microsoft made several changes to Vista. If it’s not exceedingly careful, more changes may yet be required, causing the company even more legal, financial, and technical headaches.

Microsoft Vista: The EU Fixes

Microsoft has a long history of legal problems ...

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