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Unformatted text preview: that their control was getting out of hand. The European Union declared that Microsoft was “making it too hard for servers running different software to communicate with certain Microsoft-based machines” (p. A10). Because of this ruling, Microsoft was affected by their profits being hurt and by forcing them to disclose the protocols at little or no cost. Because of the mistake that Microsoft made in the beginning with not thinking about other companies other than themselves, it ended up hurting them in the end. The conduct that Microsoft had negatively effected everyone around them because of their selfish decisions and not thinking about the economy as a whole. Forelle, Charles. (2007 September 18). Microsoft Loss In Europe Raises American Fears. Wall Street Journal pp. A1, A11...
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- Fall '07
- European Union, European Commission, certain Microsoft-based machines