Microsoft settles with Dutch site over AntiSpyware row

Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 3:48 PM EST

A Dutch Web site claimed victory in a David and Goliath battle against Microsoft this week after the software giant's AntiSpyware program flagged the Dutch company's homepage as malicious content.

Microsoft has agreed to compensate and apologize to the operator of Dutch directory site Startpagina.nl for designating the site as a "browser hijacker" in the beta version of its free AntiSpyware software, according to Startpagina.nl Director Bert Wiggers.

By Scarlet Pruitt at InfoWorld.

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