Microsoft Waives EU Hearing In Browser Choice Case

Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 5:58 PM EST) -- Microsoft Corp. has opted not to have a hearing before the European Commission over its failure to make sure that all Windows-based computers sold in Europe provided users with a browser choice screen in violation of an antitrust settlement with the watchdog, the company said Thursday.

The European Union's antitrust watchdog has accused the tech giant of violating part of a settlement it reached in 2009 to resolve concerns that Microsoft was illegally tying its Internet Explorer browser to its dominant Windows operating system.

Microsoft has...
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