EU to Probe Microsoft Again

January 2008
Red Herring;1/14/2008, p6
Trade Publication
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.


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