EU Ruling on Microsoft Could Hurt Other Tech Firms

Software and legal experts said the European Microsoft ruling might signal problems for companies like Apple, Intel and Qualcomm, whose market dominance in online music downloads, computer chips and mobile phone technology is also being scrutinized by the European Commission. "The decision is a strong endorsement for what in the United States would be considered aggressive policy on dominant firms," said Andrew I. Gavil, a law professor at Howard University.

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