Microsoft submits formal response to EU browser antitrust charges

“Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday confirmed it has submitted a formal response to European Union charges that tying the Internet Explorer browser to its Windows operating system violates antitrust rules,” The Associated Press reports.

“EU regulators allege that adding Internet Explorer to Microsoft’s ubiquitous desktop software was an ‘artificial distribution advantage which other Web browsers are unable to match’,” AP reports.

“Microsoft did not issue an official statement on its response to the charges but did say in January – when the EU filed the charge sheet – that it was committed to conducting its business in full compliance with European law,” AP reports.

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “JES42” for the heads up.]

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