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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Alfman
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2011-01-28

mistersoft,

"why doesn't this equate to any and all apps? full stop."

I agree, it's very arbitrary to force ms to have competing browsers and give them a pass on your other examples. The harm cause to market competition applies equally well to other software.

My guess is that they are enforcing previous lawsuits and do not wish to broaden the scope even though the exact same principals are at stake with all software.

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