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    Microsoft, state prosecutors, and the U.S. Department of Justice on
    Tuesday said a federal judge needs more time to weigh whether Redmond
    should be subjected to a lengthier period of antitrust policing.

    In a joint filing with U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, who
    has been overseeing Microsoft's antitrust compliance, they asked for a
    soon-to-expire oversight period to be temporarily extended until at
    latest January 31, 2008. That way, the judge will have more time to
    weigh the merits of last-minute pleas from a number of state
    prosecutors to add another five years to the oversight regime.

    [...]

    http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9807736-7.html

    It looks like the prosecutors and the prosecuted are in very cozy and
    chummy terms...

    -RFH


  2. Re: U.S.-Microsoft antitrust deal to get temporary extension

    Roy Schestowitz espoused:
    > ____/ Ramon F Herrera on Tuesday 30 October 2007 22:00 : \____
    >
    >> Microsoft ...

    >
    >> .... U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ....

    >
    >> It looks like the prosecutors and the prosecuted are in very cozy and
    >> chummy terms...

    >
    > Yes. They are like kissing cousins.
    >


    Don't expect anything else in the US.

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