Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
IBM

Submission + - EU Launched Antitrust Investigation Against IBM (blogspot.com)

FlorianMueller writes: The European Commission announced today that it launched two parallel antitrust investigations into IBM's mainframe practices, following complaints lodged by T3 Technologies last year and French open source startup TurboHercules in March. EU regulators suspect an abuse of a dominant position and illegal tying of IBM's mainframe hardware to its proprietary mainframe operating system z/OS. There's even the possibility of a third case based on a complaint filed very recently by NEON, and the DoJ is also looking into this matter. IBM now finds itself in a situation previously experienced by Microsoft and Intel. This may also affect IBM's credibility when lobbying in the EU for open standards.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

EU Launched Antitrust Investigation Against IBM

Comments Filter:

"It's ten o'clock... Do you know where your AI programs are?" -- Peter Oakley

Working...