Updated at 8:33 a.m. PST January 17, with comments from Opera and antitrust attorneys in Brussels.
European regulators notified Microsoft it believes the software giant is in violation of the region's antitrust laws by bundling its Internet Explorer browser in Windows, the company said Friday.
The European Commission, which received a complaint in 2007 from rival browser developer Opera that Microsoft was using its market dominance in bundling IE into the Windows operating system, opened its investigation into the tying issue last January.
According to a statement issued by the European Commission:
The evidence gathered during the … Read more