Y a-t-il plus que de l'argent d'impliqué dans la bataille judiciaire opposant Microsoft et l'Europe ?
Résumé du TD
Document en anglais. Réflexion à partir des documents de la BBC sur le sujet. Les procès à répétition contre Microsoft et ses pratiques anticoncurrentielles, intentés par la Commission Européenne, visent ils seulement à nettoyer le marché commun de ces comportements ou y'a-t-il plusque cela en jeu?
Sommaire du TD
I) More than money : an outlook of society
A. Restoring a loyal, transparent competition in a bipolar sector
B. The European model: the protection of the freedom of the citizens' choice
II) More than money : the potential future of a worldwide company
A. A question of reputation of the company
B. A justified but excessive doggedness
Extraits du TD
[...] What the European Commission blames Microsoft isn't its leadership in the networks world but the situation of monopoly it tries to impose in Europe, by locking its customers more than developing fidelity from them. That's second reason : the pursuits of the European Commission are made to clean up this sector from the bad practices. The consequence of the convictions should be a reduction of the market share of Microsoft, according to the European competition commissioner. He hopes a renewed competition, benefiting to the states and to the consumers. Through this presentation of the motivations of the European Commission, we see the concept of protection of the liberties of the European consumers. [...]
[...] It is understandable to guarantee the best protection of the European people. It is regrettable that a company, certainly little cooperative, made expenses of the European Commission's will. On the other hand, it lets hear to companies in the wrong that the European Commission goes at the end of its threats. But there is a risk that it harms the European economy, because the regulators of the other economic zones will be more flexible in reaction to this behavior. Companies are going to have the choice: adopt an exemplary behavior in compliance with the strictest rules, or conform only for Europe and take advantage of the over-liberal character of the other regulators. [...]
[...] Microsoft does not really want to restrain its softwares, to become less competitive, and to loose its leadership because of the European directives. Some people ask Microsoft to develop several ranges with different options, but it provokes an increase of the costs which isn't in the interests of Microsoft. The firm has already given up about their web browsers and their media player, by not imposing any more their choice by default nor their forced use. Before, it was simply impossible to uninstall the browser developed by Microsoft. [...]
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