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EU launches probe into Microsoft

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posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 09:26 PM
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EU launches probe into Microsoft


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BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- European Union regulators said Monday they were again investigating software giant Microsoft Corp. this time on suspicion of abusing its market position by squeezing out competing Internet browsers and software rivals dependent on Microsoft programs.
The European Commission opened two formal probes, the first move against the company since a court four months ago backed the EU in a long-running legal battle over Microsoft's actions in using its ubiquitous Windows operating system to elbow into new software markets.
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posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 09:26 PM
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I have long suspected Microsoft of doing this, but it's nothing new. Apple have been doing the same thing with their technology for years (e.g. not being able to fully use the features of products such as ipods on other operating systems) which is why they lost in the Great Computer Popularity Race of the 80's

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