Microsoft Faces New EU Probe Over Web-Browser Tying

Law360, New York (July 17, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT) -- The European Union's antitrust regulator on Tuesday said it believed Microsoft Corp. may have breached the binding settlement agreement that resolved accusations that the technology giant was illegally tying its Internet Explorer browser to Windows.

The European Commission's competition office will investigate whether Microsoft failed to comply with its December 2009 promise to offer a so-called choice screen that would allow Windows users to choose between the 12 most widely used Web browsers, the EU said.

It appeared as though Microsoft had not made the screen...
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