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Microsoft’s Response to the European Commission
Microsoft is making available its formal response to the Statement of Objections issued in December 2005 by the European Commission.

Updated March 2, 2006 – In addition to the documents made available Feb. 23 (below), Microsoft is today making available the following supplemental response to the Statement of Objections issued in December 2005 by the European Commission:

Microsoft's Supplemental Response to the Commission's Statement of Objections – March 2, 2006 (PDF file, 16 pages, 247kb)

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 23, 2006 – Microsoft is making available its formal response to the Statement of Objections issued in December 2005 by the European Commission.

The response, which was filed Feb. 15 in Brussels, details the evidence that Microsoft is in full compliance with the technical documentation requirements imposed by the Commission in 2004. It also details numerous ways in which the Commission had ignored key information and denied Microsoft due process in defending itself.

Microsoft also is releasing two independent expert reports by software system engineering professors who examined the technical documentation created by Microsoft.

Cover letter (.PDF file, 2 pages, 160kb)

Microsoft’s Response to the Commission’s Statement of Objections (.PDF file, 78 pages, 800 kb)

Annex 1: Compliance Effort Report (.PDF file, 5 pages, 116 kb)

Annex 2: MCCP Report (.PDF file, 13 pages, 177kb)

Annex 3: Finkelstein Report (.PDF file, 654kb)

Annex 4: Broy Report (.PDF file, 42 pages, 570kb)

Annex 5: Hirst Report (.PDF file, 13 pages, 1.7mb)

Annex 6: Thatcher Report (.PDF file, 6 pages, 116kb)

Annex 7: Criticisms Report (.PDF file, 17 pages, 200kb)

Exhibits to SO Response (.PDF file, 22 pages, 696kb)

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