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

Matthias Kirschner mk at
Wed Nov 24 22:25:42 UTC 2004

* Tristan Miller <psychonaut at> [2004-11-24 19:35:08 +0100]:

> 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?

I don't know about others companies, but according to The Register it
seems that Nokia has left CCIA:

  "Handset maker Nokia left the trade group complaining that events had
  not been properly handled." [1]

Have you already seen the new press-release? [2]

Best wishes,

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