13 February 2007

Korean Professor Leads ‘Indirect’ War on M$

"Kim Kee-chang, who teaches at Korea University’s law school, is filing three compensation and criminal suits against the Ministry of Information and Communication and the Korea Financial Telecommunication & Clearing Institute (KFTC). Kim claims that the agencies have neglected their duty of preventing a monopoly for Microsoft’s Windows operating system and Internet Explorer browser.

For years, many advanced PC users have complained about Korea’s unusual Microsoft dependency and a growing number of novice users are joining the Open Web movement. Most of them are computer engineers and technicians without knowledge and experience in law, so Kim, as a law expert, naturally has become a representative figure."

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