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Senate probes Microsoft [CNN]



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>    By SCOTT SONNER
>    Associated Press Writer
>    
>     WASHINGTON (AP) -- Microsoft, already in trouble with the
>    JusticeDepartment for alleged antitrust violations, also is the target
>    ofa Senate Judiciary Committee investigation, a Senate aide saidtoday.
>    
>     "They are definitely investigating Microsoft," said TonyWilliams,
>    chief of staff to Sen. Slade Gorton, R-Wash. "They aremeeting with
>    Microsoft. They are talking with them about antitrustmatters."
>    
>     Microsoft had no immediate comment today but Williams said
>    thecommittee has asked Microsoft to voluntary turn over
>    documentsregarding its business practices.
>    
>     The committee for some time has been reviewing the activities
>    ofMicrosoft and other companies in regard to how antitrust laws
>    applyto the Internet.


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