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U.S. Antitrust Case

Information from 1997 to the present related to the antitrust case brought by the U.S. government and a number of state attorneys general.
Trial and Appeal
Settlement Proceedings
Remedies Trial

Information on the European Commission’s 2004 antitrust decision, which was affirmed by the European Court of First Instance in September 2007.

Other Antitrust Cases

Information on the private class-action lawsuits filed in the wake of the U.S. government case, as well as information regarding antitrust inquiries and actions in Asia.
Private Class Action Lawsuits
Japanese Fair Trade Commission
Korean Fair Trade Commission

Information on Microsoft’s global campaign against unsolicited e-mail messages, commonly referred to as "spam."

Information from 1996 to 2005 on the legal action and settlement reached between the two companies.

Information on various legal matters, including testimony, court filings and press materials.