Broken Microsoft Vow Likely To Spur EU Settlement Scrutiny

Law360, New York (March 07, 2013, 8:21 PM ET) -- Microsoft's costly failure to keep its promise to the European Commission to offer consumers a choice of Internet browser has likely put an end to settlements with the antitrust agency that make companies responsible for monitoring their own compliance, attorneys say.

The EC handed down a €561 million ($730 million) fine against the software giant Wednesday after investigating its admission that a technical error meant that for more than a year, European consumers who bought new Windows computers did not see the browser choice screen Microsoft...
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