Microsoft chief counsel Brad Smith said Monday in Brussels that he remains hopeful that the company can still settle with the European Commission after its finding some months ago that Microsoft had abused its "dominance of PC operating systems."
Smith said that Microsoft had already spent millions in trying to comply with the Commission's ruling and may suffer irreparable damage if forced to do so fully. Reuters has more. Microsoft will argue its case later this week before the European Court of First Instance. JURISTs Paper Chase has extended coverage of Microsoft's legal troubles.