$878m fine: EU slugs Microsoft again

European Union regulators have fined Microsoft €561 million ($878 million) after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival web browsers.

The European Commission says it’s imposing the fine after Microsoft became the first company to break a voluntary agreement with regulators, which would have allowed at least 15 million consumers to pick alternatives to its Internet Explorer browser.

 

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