Google accuses Microsoft on IE7 search
Pot calls kettle mucky
Google has made informal complaints to competition authorities in Europe and the US about default settings in Microsoft’s IE7.
The latest Microsoft browser includes a small window so users can search without opening up a specific page. The default setting sends users to MSN for searches – just as equivalent features in Opera and Firefox send browsers to Google.
A spokesman for the search giant told the New York Times it was concerned Microsoft was limiting choice. Google told the paper it would support choice on all browsers.
Full story: The Register