Saturday, July 08, 2006

Microsoft could be fined 365,000,000 euros

Microsoft could be fined 365,000,000 euros by the european commision - 2million a day for the past 6 months - see here
They probably won't but they could
'Under the ruling, Microsoft had to supply rivals with information about its Windows operating system.

On Monday, Microsoft said it had begun to provide the information Brussels had demanded, but the Commission has signalled the company acted too late.

In December, Brussels informed the software giant that it had failed to comply with the original ruling it issued in March 2004.

At the time of the warning, the Commission said Microsoft would face fines of up to 2m euros a day if it did not comply immediately.'

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