Caught In A Net

Published: Monday 15 January 1996

Microsoft is in trouble for its money-spinner software, Windows 95. Investigations are on against the world's largest software company, about claims that its latest package causes deliberate disadvantages for rival programmes, installed in the same computer, that let users access the Internet. The US Justice Department is collecting details from several rival companies. A number of on-line rivals alleged that Windows 95 operating system basically wiped out rival access programmes once the user tries out the Microsoft path to the Internet.

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