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Windows 7: MS Offers to Add Rival Browsers to Settle EU Probe


24 Jul 2009   #1

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MS Offers to Add Rival Browsers to Settle EU Probe

So I guess the EU (E) versions were going to have no browser, but the NA versions were? I was just reading something about this earlier, and it seems things may have changed already.

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Microsoft Offers to Add Rival Browsers to Settle EU Probe
BRUSSELS—Bending to pressure from European Union antitrust regulators, Microsoft Corp. agreed to let users of Windows pick a Web browser other than its own Internet Explorer—a step that goes well beyond what U.S. authorities achieved during their pursuit of the company in the 1990s, and potentially offers a big boost to alternative browser makers including Microsoft's archrival Google Inc.

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EDIT: Second source that doesn't require registration here.

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24 Jul 2009   #2

Windows Vista, Server 2008, Leopard, Suse
 
 

I don't believe this for one minute, the line that IE was not on the list makes it unbelievable.
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