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Microsoft Gets More Time to Respond to EU Antitrust Charges

Microsoft Gets More Time to Respond to EU Antitrust Charges

Microsoft is dominant in several different software categories including the operating system, web browser and productivity applications segments. While in some areas like browsers, Microsoft is losing ground to the competition, there are still others where it is clearly dominate leading to frequent allegations that it is abusing its top position to stifle competition.

Microsoft¡¦s most recent antitrust claim brought against it in the EU alleges that it is preventing competition in the browser market by bundling its Internet Explorer browser with Windows.

Microsoft announced this week that the deadline for it to respond to the charges against it in the EU had been extended by one week to April 28. A Microsoft spokeswoman said, “Microsoft confirms that the new deadline for the company to respond to the Commission’s statement of objections is April 28.”

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