TITLE

EU to Probe Microsoft Again

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;1/14/2008, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the antitrust probe launch by the European Commission against Microsoft into whether it unfairly tied its web browser to the Windows operating system and made it harder for rival software to work with Windows. The new investigation comes a European Union court decision that Microsoft could not exclude rivals by tying its products to its near-monopoly Windows product and must allow rival software to interoperate smoothly. Complaints were brought by Web browser maker Opera and the European Committee for Interoperable Systems.
ACCESSION #
36961810

 

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