The EU Slaps MicrosoftAgain

The European Commission hit the software giant with another violation, but Microsoft is unlikely to settle the suit anytime soon

Microsoft absorbed another blow in its eight-year dispute with the European Commission when antitrust regulators said on Mar. 1 that the Redmond (Wash.) software giant had failed to make key information about its operating systems available to other software companies at a reasonable price. But the latest action isn't likely to break Microsoft's stride any more than previous decisions from the office of EU Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes.

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