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Microsoft Says It Will Meet EU Antitrust Deadline

Law360 (April 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. will avoid a €3 million-a-day fine from the European Commission by meeting a Monday deadline to respond to antitrust charges regarding its Windows operating system, the software giant said Friday.

Microsoft is accused of disobeying a March 2004 EU antitrust ruling by overcharging rivals for interoperability information needed to write programs compatible with Windows.

The Redmond, Wash.-based company originally had until April 3 to respond to the charges before being fined, but the EU granted Microsoft an extension until Monday.

Microsoft had wanted to...
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