Novell’s Last Week – Part VII: NOVL Goes Dark as Many Lawsuits Filed by Shareholdersview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Novell is under an investors siege for signing a bad deal with AttachMSFT Robert Pogson has had a terrible week and news from Novell was only part of the problem. As he put it in his blog: M$ buying Novell through a third party controlled by M$ is interesting. It is obvious that they did not buy Novell directly to avoid anti-competition considerations but it seems a smoke-screen. (General)

Microsoft Whistleblowing Alleges That Microsoft/Jon DeVaan Engages in Political Corruption/Election Fraudview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: A senior vice president in charge of Microsoft’s cash cow (Windows Core Operating System Division) is said/claimed to be breaking the law and the FBI is approached for a federal investigation THE LAST post ended on the note that Microsoft is exploiting its newly-acquired influence in the government in order to cause legal trouble to companies which are good Linux stewards. Speaki (General)

Monty appeals Oracle's Sun mergerview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – The Register reports that the co-founder of MySQL has submitted an appeal against Oracle's Sun acquisition: "A European Commission official confirmed to the Financial Times on Friday that it was aware of the appeal that was filed with the European courts in Luxembourg, and told the paper that the antitrust w (General)

Pending EU Law Could Force Apple to Allow Flash, Rivals to Sync With iTunesview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Change in antitrust laws could have serious implications for many other companies as well (General)

Ballmer Compares Macs to Trucks, Disses Google OSview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Microsoft CEO also says he wishes Apple and Google good luck in dealing with antitrust investigations (General)

DoJ slaps Apple with antitrust inquiryview story

http://www.zdnet.com – The US Department of Justice is, according to anonymous sources, in the early stages of an investigation of Apple's tactics in the digital music market. (General)

Apple's Aggressive Online Music Tactics Bring U.S. Government Antitrust Inquiryview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Apple's anti-Amazon moves may cost it some big fines (General)

MPEG LA Shrugs Off Antitrust Allegationsview story

http://linuxo.com – Law.com: "MPEG LA, as we've told you here and here, is in the business of issuing licenses for pools of patents related to digital video technology. Companies that want to make consumer technology products can take a license from MPEG LA and not worry about being sued." (General)

EU Fines DRAM Companies $420M USD, Micron Escapes Fine by Snitchingview story

http://www.dailytech.com – EU is back at it with antitrust regulation (General)

Yeah, but google Makes more money [pic]view story

http://en.digitalkamera.com – With talks of Google and the Sherman Antitrust act some might wonder what if anything can take on Google… The US government or God himself. Well we think this little note answers an important question. Oh and by the way the term “what’s the meaning of life” returns 16,600,000 results. (Distributions)