EU May Soon Sign Off On Microsoft Antitrust Deal

Law360, New York (December 7, 2009, 3:36 PM EST) -- European Union antitrust regulators may give the go-ahead next week to a Microsoft Corp. settlement offer that would end an investigation into allegations that the technology giant illegally cornered the Web browser market by bundling Internet Explorer and Windows.

The amended offer submitted to the European Commission — which would allow PC users in Europe running Microsoft software to choose from a selection of Web browsers beyond Microsoft's own Internet Explorer — could come as soon as next week's commission meeting, according to two sources familiar...
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