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

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Fri Nov 26 20:35:26 UTC 2004

On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 07:35:08PM +0100, Tristan Miller wrote:
> 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?

I am not aware of any statement.
Maybe you can write them and ask?
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