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EU fines Microsoft record $1.4bn
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Written by Danrok   
Wednesday, 27 February 2008 10:57

From the BBC:

{multithumb}ImageThe European Commission has fined US computer giant Microsoft for defying sanctions imposed on it for anti-competitive behaviour.

Microsoft must now pay a record 899m euros ($1.4bn; £680.9m) after it failed to comply with a 2004 ruling that it abused its position.

The ruling said that Microsoft was guilty of not providing key code to rival software makers.

EU regulators said the firm was the first to break an EU anti-trust ruling.

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