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IE pop-up spoof won't get patch

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Microsoft does not plan to update Internet Explorer to prevent a spoofing attack that could trick users into giving out personal information to hackers.

M$ closes Sybari acquistion - and its Unix/Linux lines

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Microsoft has completed its acquisition of anti-virus company Sybari Software and announced the end of the company's Unix and Linux versions. Microsoft does plans to continue to support Sybari’s Antigen for Lotus Notes on the Windows platform, but will not sell Antigen versions for Unix and Linux.

M$ remains unrepentant, says antitrust judge

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"Nothing has changed, to my observation, in the five years that have elapsed since my decision," said Thomas Penfield Jackson, who retired last year as a federal judge. He said the settlement of the government's case hasn't diminished Microsoft's power in the marketplace or changed its business strategy of trying to expand its monopoly.

M$ dodges abuse reports

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Microsoft has stopped accepting mail at its abuse@ email address, in violation of one of the fundamental standards which applies to the internet.

BitTorrent Creator Dismisses M$ P2P Project

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Yesterday, BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen called Microsoft Research's attempt to create its own version of the person-to-person application "vaporware" and "complete garbage."

Change proposed in EU Microsoft case

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The top judge of the European Union's second-highest court has proposed changing judges in the Microsoft Corp. antitrust case, according to a letter sent to all parties in the case.

M$ compliance with censorship raises alarms

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Human rights groups, including Reporters Without Borders, say Microsoft is sacrificing free speech principles in its headlong quest for profits and that the company should follow a higher standard.

Crime, but no punishment for M$

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Who's in charge of a system where the guilty set their own sentence?

You've been swindled. The conman is caught and brought to trial. Guilty, says the jury. "Guilty, by Jove!" says the judge. "As this is by no means your first offence, I sentence you to... well, what would you like?"

M$ meets hackers, asks for help

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In the name of education, the software giant invites security researchers to infiltrate its systems.

M$ meets hackers, asks for help

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In the name of education, the software giant invites security researchers to infiltrate its systems.

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