Sources: Europa [EU press releases], Reuters [Microsoft response]
quote: Obviously the screen was doing something they didn't like.
quote: All the arguments are red herrings.
quote: Not everyone reads about what browsers are out there.
quote: You'd think MIcrosoft's lawyers would pick on this obvious nugget and win the case?
quote: I think the obvious thing is they are the only company breaking the law.
quote: A law that specifically singles out one business.
quote: In response to people who say users know anyway - If people were aware, they would have switched.
quote: Sure MS deserves a fine, but nearly $3 billion to let people randomly choose their browser? Seems overly harsh to me.
quote: EU money grab, and not benefiting the victims of MS behavior!
quote: The EU is only after MS and extorted 3 billion out of them
quote: They never DENIED anyone from choosing alternative clients.
quote: Yeah but IE, WMP and Messenger are free, stop nagging about this BS!
quote: They already paid their anti-trust fines from the cases where they were actually have being anti-competitive.