A major international anti-trust fight is brewing over Microsoft and Vista is in the crosshairs. Neelie Kroes, the competition commissioner, said she would like Windows market share to fall from more than 90 per cent to nearer 50 per cent. The US DOJ and EU officials have exchanged some ugly words about all of this (also here):
"It is totally unacceptable that a representative of the U.S. administration criticized an independent court of law outside its jurisdiction," the commissioner, Neelie Kroes, said. "The European Commission does not pass judgment on rulings by U.S. courts, and we expect the same degree of respect."