Friendly Competition or Bitter Rivalry? European Union attacks Microsoft for “playing dirty”

On Wednesday, March 6, Joaquin Almunia struck a serious blow against computer behemoth Microsoft in Brussels. Almunia is the European Commissioner for Competition and has fined the company 561 million euros for not upholding certain responsibilities that were promised at the end of 2009. At the time, the company had just eluded prosecution with regard […]