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Europe sued windows???

reddj2
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12/25/2012 12:30:51 AM
Posted: 6 years ago
http://news.cnet.com...
"Microsoft is back under the European Union antitrust spotlight after it was accused of failing to give its European customers a choice of Web browsers, following the terms of a 2009 settlement."
http://www.zdnet.com...
original case

I know its old but I wanted someone else thoughts.
Basically claiming that windows only comes with IE that they are trying to create a web-browser monoply.
Da fuq europe? I personally think its dumb . I mean what about Apple?
Mirza
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12/26/2012 11:57:26 AM
Posted: 6 years ago
It was due to the large market share that IE had. That's why the last few Windows editions let you choose your own web browser instead of giving you IE only. They were sued by Opera Software -- the company that created the Opera browser. Not sure if that was the main cause for the enforcement of multiple-choice of browsers.