Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Jul 2012 21:12 UTC
Windows The moment Microsoft announced it would lock other browsers out of being installed on Windows RT, we all knew regulatory bodies the world over were wringing their hands. Today, this has been confirmed: in the wake of an investigation into Microsoft not complying with the existing antitrust rulings regarding browser choice, the EU has also announced it's investigating Windows 8 x86 and Windows 8 RT (ARM).
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Phloptical
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2006-10-10

like maybe trying to keep its members from going bankrupt and dragging the rest of the lot down with them. Going after Microsoft because they don't like your web browser, is akin to fiddling while Rome is burning.....or in their case, Greece. It's nothing but political sleight of hand for the 20 people in Europe that actually care about what browser they're using while watching porn.

Microsoft doesn't give two flying rat's a$$es what Europe thinks of their business practices. They'll be found "guilty" by the EU High-Council of all Things Anti-American. Be forced to pay a meaningless fine that will go to bail out some Greek official's coke dealer. And then just release a patch for Windows 8 to allow the 14 angry Euro-hippies to uninstall the evil IE, and install some other me-too browser like Opera.

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