Microsoft hit with massive 561m fine for breaking EU deal on user choice over internet browser

Microsoft is facing a massive fine from the European Commission after removing the Browser Choice Screen from copies of Windows 7 back in February 2011. The Browser Choice Screen existed so as to give Windows users across Europe a choice as to what web browser to use by default. It caused a bit of a [...]

EU fines Microsoft 561 mn euros over web browser choice

The European Commission fined US giant Microsoft 561 million euros ($730 million) Wednesday for failing to provide clients with a choice of Internet browser, as it had promised to do.

Wed 6 Mar 13 from Phys.org

Microsoft apologizes for violating EU antitrust order

Microsoft concedes antitrust violation leading to $731 million fine.

Thu 7 Mar 13 from USA today

European Commission fines Microsoft, warns others

In an unprecedented move Wednesday, the European Commission fined Microsoft Corp for failing to follow through on a commitment it made to give customers a clear choice of web browser. The fine ...

Thu 7 Mar 13 from The Christian Science Monitor

EU fines Microsoft $731 million for broken promise, warns others

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union fined Microsoft Corp 561 million euros ($731 million) on Wednesday for failing to offer users a choice of Web browser, an unprecedented sanction that ...

Wed 6 Mar 13 from Reuters Technology

EU fines Microsoft $733M for breaking browser pact

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- The European Union has fined Microsoft (EURO)561 million ($733 million) for breaking a pledge to offer personal computer users a choice of Internet browsers when they install ...

Wed 6 Mar 13 from AP

EU fines Microsoft $731M over browser foul

European authorities levy yet another fine, after Microsoft runs afoul of previous antitrust commitments to provide a browser choice screen. [Read more]

Wed 6 Mar 13 from CNET

Microsoft fined $731 million for removing Windows 7 browser choice screen

Microsoft is facing a massive fine from the European Commission after removing the Browser Choice Screen from copies of Windows 7 back in February 2011. The Browser Choice Screen existed ...

Wed 6 Mar 13 from Geek.com

Microsoft fined £485 MILLION by EU for breaking promise to give Windows users a choice of web browser

Officials said the U.S. company had broken a legally binding commitment made in 2009 to ensure consumers had a choice of browser, rather than defaulting to Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

Wed 6 Mar 13 from Daily Mail

Microsoft fined £485 MILLION for breaking browser promise in, Wed 6 Mar 13 from Daily Mail

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