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Linux gurus ask to join EU Microsoft fight

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The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) has filed a request with the European Union asking to get involved in an EU antitrust suit against Microsoft.

The Linux and Samba developer group has filed its request for leave to intervene in the case saying Microsoft's fiscal might is skewing the fight unfairly.

Georg Greve, president of FSFE, said in a statement: "The more Microsoft is able to purchase its opponents' solidarity, the more important FSFE's commitment to freedom and interoperability is."

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