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News Bytepledge 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.
Our next highlights video from our D@CES event last week is of Microsoft Internet Explorer chief Dean Hachamovitch. Here’s Walt Mossberg’s interview with him, during which they focused a lot on privacy issues on the browser and the Web.
First things first, for those emailing me frantically about getting into our D@CES onstage interview event later today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas: We’re sold out and have a very long wait list. That said, people in Sin City tend to flake out, so if you show up at the Marcello Ballroom at the Venetian at 3 pm, you might snag a seat to see us grill some tech execs well done with a side of news.