Report: Europe Inching Closer To Fining Microsoft Billions Over Failure To Offer Internet Explorer Alternatives

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http://techcrunch.com – Pull out the ibuprofen, Redmond: it looks like the antitrust headache that bothered Microsoft for years in Europe may be coming back: the European Commission is preparing to bring charges against the company worth billions of euros because Microsoft has failed to implement an effective way of offering users alternatives to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser on Windows-powered devices, according to a report in the German-language Der Spiegel. After Microsoft had been fined over $2 billion (€1.64 billion) by the European Competition Commissioner because the regulators ruled that it wa (IT news)