March 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;3/29/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 13, p54
Trade Publication
This article presents developments related to investment banking in the technology sector. The European Union (EU) plans to fine computer company Microsoft Corp. $613 million after finding that the company abused its Windows software monopoly. The fine is the largest ever levied by the EU, and comes atop proposals from European Competition Commissioner Mario Monti that Microsoft should be forced to unbundle several of the products its offers in Europe. In an effort to curtail spam, America Online has started blocking the ability of its members to see web sites promoted by bulk a-mailers.


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