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[WSJ] U.S. Probes Microsoft Bribery Allegations

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Federal regulators are investigating Microsoft Corp.'s relationship with business partners that allegedly bribed foreign government officials in return for software contracts, according to people familiar with the matter.
Lawyers from the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission are examining kickback allegations made by a former Microsoft representative in China, as well as the company's relationship with certain resellers and consultants in Romania and Italy, these people said.

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http://www.overclock.net/t/1373000/ars-doj-sec-investigating-microsoft-over-bribery-claims/0_30#post_19559614

And I will iterate again that this is standard practice around the world. Just because it is illegal in the US doesn't make it any less necessary else were in the world.
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