European Commission FlagsAfter breaking the browser antitrust commitment made in 2009, Microsoft was fined today by the European commission with €561 million. Microsoft was found guilty for not giving their users the chance to choose their desired Internet Browser.

It appears that between May 2011 and July 2012 at least 15 million users didn’t have the chance to legally chose other browsers, because Microsoft programmers accidentally missed to add the line of code that would trigger the “browser choice” action. I don’t understand why a company like Microsoft would accidentally missed this, but I’m sure now it’s already too late for excuses.

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