EU Imposes Biggest-Ever Fine on Microsoft

by admin February 27, 2008 at 2:37 pm

The European Commission issued a massive fine to Microsoft for failure to comply with EU rules. The US-based company had charged competitors too much for information about its Windows operating system, the EU said.

Microsoft was hit Wednesday, Feb. 27, by an 899-million euro ($1.34 billion) fine from the European Commission for refusing to comply with a long-standing request to provide competitors with key software data at a fair price.

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