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Microsoft denies it is behind IBM anti-trust suit

The money was for something else
Thu Jan 22 2009, 14:40

SOFTWARE GIANT MICROSOFT said that it is not financing an anti-trust action against IBM in the EU.

The Financial Times had suggested that T3 Technologies is being backed in its legal fight by Microsoft. T3 claims that Biggish Blue illegally tied the sale of its operating system to its mainframe hardware in order to shut out competitors.

Vole did hand over an undisclosed amount of cash to T3 last year. A spokesvole said that was because Microsoft wanted more openness in the mainframe market and was therefore backing them to expand. But this did not include taking Biggish Blue to court. µ

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