Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Jan 2009 11:56 UTC
Internet & Networking Earlier this month, news got out that the European Commission is charging Microsoft with unlawful competition regarding its bundling of the Internet Explorer web bowser with Windows. At the time, information was scarce, but thanks to Microsoft's quarterly filing at the Securities and Exchange Commission. we now have a little more insight into what the EU might force Microsoft to do.
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RE: ugg
by lemur2 on Tue 27th Jan 2009 03:03 UTC in reply to "ugg"
lemur2
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2007-02-17

companies souldn't be forced to provide an alternative to their own software just because users might not know that their are other options with makes for an "unfair advantage."


Fair enough.

If Microsoft were to make IE un-installable, or alternatively at least make it standards-compliant and not "extended", then what you suggest would then become an acceptable alternative to forcing Microsoft to offer a choice.

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