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Microsoft’s Promise Doesn’t Derail Second EU Browser Complaint

Published on September 18, 2012
by John Paczkowski

Evidently Microsoft’s pledge to recomply with the 2009 European Union antitrust sanctions wasn’t enough to get it out of hot water with EU regulators. Bloomberg reports that the European Commission is preparing a formal complaint alleging Microsoft violated an agreement requiring it to present Windows users with a ballot screen offering them an opportunity to swap out Internet Explorer for one of 11 other browsers. Microrosoft declined to offer comment beyond the one it issued earlier.

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