TITLE

Microsoft Fined A Record $1.35 Billion

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/27/2008, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the $1.35 billion fine imposed on Microsoft by the European Commission for using high prices to discourage software competition. The executive arm of the European Union said the U.S. software group defied a 2004 order from the Commission to provide the information on reasonable terms. It is noted that Microsoft has now been fined a total of €1.68 billion by the European Union (EU) for abusing its 95 percent dominance of personal computer (PC) operating systems through Windows.
ACCESSION #
36876254

 

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