“Got nothing up my sleeve”

Talk about trying to confuse the issue — seriously, what possible good could come of this? Unless, of course, the EU gets to dictate the terms of the license (when pigs fly): Microsoft to license some source codes in EU case [pdf] (note the nice, lame photo)

Microsoft Corp.’s (Nasdaq:MSFT – news) top lawyer said on Wednesday that the U.S. software giant would offer licences for some of its source codes in a bid to comply with antitrust requirements set by the

European Commission.

“We will also license the Windows source code itself,” Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith told a news conference. He added he did not know what percentage of the company’s source codes would be licensed.

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