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South Korea: Microsoft faces Windows price-fixing case

 |  February 23, 2014

Competition officials in South Korea may soon launch an investigation into claims Microsoft has been fixing Windows software prices.

According to reports, an Internet café alliance will soon lodge a complaint against Microsoft with the Fair Trade Commission. The alliance, the Internet PC Culture Association, is reportedly claiming that Microsoft is abusing its dominance by selling Windows software at hiked prices to Internet cafes.

In a statement, the IPCA said that it plans “to sue Microsoft to the Fair Trade Commission for its one-way selling policy and uncompromising stance against us by using its position as the dominant player.”

One official at the alliance claims Microsoft is charging as much for the Windows system as the computers cost.

Full Content: BGR

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