EU Antitrust Head Vows Action On Microsoft Tying 'Soon'

Law360, New York (October 9, 2012, 1:48 PM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp.'s alleged failure to abide by a 2009 order to offer Windows computer operating system users a choice of browsers beyond its own Internet Explorer could soon require the European Commission's action on the matter, the EC's antitrust chief told the European Parliament on Monday.

In a speech before the European Union's parliamentary council, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia aired his desire to move forward with the agency's response to Microsoft's purported failure to remedy allegations it unfairly tied its proprietary browser to the Windows...
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