Microsoft paid $10m directly to the top official of the CCIA

Tristan Miller psychonaut at
Wed Nov 24 18:35:08 UTC 2004


On Wednesday 24 November 2004 12:35, Matthias Kirschner wrote:
> take a look at this; Microsoft bought the CCIA out of the antitrust case
> between Microsoft and the European Commission, where FSFE represents the
> SAMBA team and both together support the Commission [1].

According to the CCIA web page [1], their corporate members include OSDL 
and Red Hat, which are widely known as advocates and beneficiaries of Free 
Software which competes with Microsoft.  Have either of these companies 
issued a statement on CCIA's decision?



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