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NAG anonymity fears in talks with Misys

Negotiations between mega-network Misys and members of the Network Action Group have stalled over fears by members of the pressure group about breaking their anonymity.

Misys wants to know who it is dealing with in the negotiations but NAG members are concerned that losing their anonymity would lead to disciplinary action and possible expulsion from Misys.

NAG is threatening legal action over Misys&#39s 30 per cent increase in fees, due to be enforced this month, saying it is in breach of agency agreements and anticompetitive.

Lawyers from both sides are understood to be looking at an agreement that would allow NAG members to reveal their identity without fear of disciplinary action.

In a separate development, breakaway protection network founder Evan Owen has written to the Office of Fair Trading accusing Misys of abusing its dominant position in the marketplace.

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