EU threatens Microsoft with new $4M per day fine

Friday, 2 March 2007, 12:21 AM EST

The European Union's antitrust agency threatened Microsoft Corp. today with fines of up to $4 million a day and claimed that the company is overcharging for the information rivals need to make their products work smoothly with Windows.

In the most recent development of a 14-year-old battle between the EU's Competition Commission and Microsoft, the watchdog group said the protocol documentation Microsoft assembled lacks "significant innovation," making the prices the company wants to charge competitors "unreasonable."

At Computerworld.

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