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Statement from Microsoft About Response to Government Demands for Customer DataJuly 11, 2013
Statement of Microsoft Corporation on Customer PrivacyJune 6, 2013
Statement of Microsoft Corporation on EU Browser Choice Screen ComplianceOct. 24, 2012
Microsoft Statement: Motorola Patent RulingApril 11, 2012
Microsoft Takes Legal Action Against Barnes & Noble, Foxconn and Inventec for Patent Infringement by Android DevicesMarch 21, 2011
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.
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.