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EU Court Upholds Microsoft Fine
2012-06-28 08:28:42

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Wednesday the General Court of the European Union rejected Microsoft´s appeal of a 2008 European Commission antitrust ruling, but reduced the fine by 39 million euros to just 860 million euros — or $1.1 billion dollars. The fine was based on a daily rate for the 488 days that Microsoft failed to hand over interoperability information, and the software giant is reportedly the only such company to be fined (to date)...


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