EU Found Microsoft Not Able To Comply With Its Browser Choice Commitments

Posted on Oct 24 2012 - 11:16am by Editorial Staff

Back in July, a ”technical error” resulted in leading around 28 million PCs users running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to choose the browser of their choice today resulted EU regulators to have in a charges for Microsoft over it. The software giant Microsoft although has corrected the error, but in case if it now found guilty of breaching its legally binding commitments, the company have to pay a total of up to 10 percent of its annual turnover.

Microsoft has issued a statement in response to the European Commission’s investigation: “We take this matter very seriously and moved quickly to address this problem as soon as we became aware of it. Although this was the result of a technical error, we take responsibility for what happened, and we are strengthening our internal procedures to help ensure something like this cannot happen again. We sincerely apologize for this mistake and will continue to cooperate fully with the Commission.”

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