Takeaways From The Microsoft Internet Explorer Saga
March 27, 2013, 12:56 PM EDT
Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 12:56 PM EDT) -- On March 6, 2013, the European Commission imposed a fine on Microsoft Corp. of €561 million ($730 million) for failure to abide by a commitment made in 2009 to make a browser-choice screen available to PC users. The fining decision comes in the context of the Internet Explorer case.
The Internet Explorer case should not be confused with the case against Microsoft under former Commissioner Neelie Kroes, which ended with a decision in 2004 imposing fines totaling more than €1.5 billion for abuse of a dominant...