November 7, 2001

Open Source takes a look at loopholes in the Microsoft deal

Author: JT Smith

Kelly McNeill writes "The proposed antitrust agreement between Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice calls for the formation of a three-person Technical Committee to assist in enforcement of and compliance with the agreement (section IV.B.1). But reveals more than one loophole and back-door provision that could either limit -- or enhance -- the role of open-source contributors in enforcing the deal."


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