Trade group slams Microsoft for its NT practices

Mills, Elinor
June 1998
Network World;06/29/98, Vol. 15 Issue 26, p30
Trade Publication
States that a paper was released by Software Publishers Association (SPA), a software trade association, seeking action to prevent the monopolization of the server operating system market by Microsoft Corporation. What is outlined in the paper; Reference to accusations made against Microsoft by SPA; Comments from chief technologist at the SPA, Lauren Hall; Details on Microsoft and SPA. INSET: The SPA's allegations.


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