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U.S./E.U.: Microsoft might face a $7.4 billion “Error” fine

 |  October 3, 2012

The EU Competition Commission has ruled that Microsoft failed to comply with a 2009 ruling mandating it to offer a choice of web browsers, according to Reuters this could mean a hefty fine of up to $7.4 billion USD, or about 10 percent of the computer giant’s revenue in 2012. This is the second time Microsoft has failed to comply with an EU mandate. The missing browser choice-screen, which should have included the most common browsers, has not been displayed on several distributions and Microsoft blamed a technical error.

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