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Cisco asks EU court to overturn Microsoft-Skype approval, argues EC should have required open standards

 |  February 15, 2012

Cisco has asked an EU court to overturn approval for Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype, granted in October 2011. Cisco argued that the European Commission, instead of finding that competition for video communications services was sufficiently robust, should have required Microsoft to use open standards to ensure interoperability of competing products. Skype is the world’s most popular international calling service.

Source: Bloomberg


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