The EU Commission renders legally binding commitment offered by U.S. software undertaking concerning web browsers (Microsoft)

"The Commission's decision in the Microsoft Internet Explorer case and recent developments in the area of interoperability"*I. Commitment decision on the tying of Internet Explorer to WindowsA. Introduction On 16 December 2009, the Commission adopted a commitment decision (‘the Decision') pursuant to Article 9 of Regulation 1/2003 [1] against Microsoft Corporation (‘Microsoft‘) [2]. With this decision the Commission made binding on Microsoft commitments that it had offered to address the Commission's preliminary concerns regarding potential abuse of its dominant position in the market for client PC operating systems as set out in a statement of objections issued on 14 January 2009. The concerns related to the tying of Microsoft‘s web browser, Internet Explorer, to its client PC operating

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Thomas Kramler, Friedrich Wenzel Bulst, Carl-Christian Buhr, Jeanne Foucault, The EU Commission renders legally binding commitment offered by U.S. software undertaking concerning web browsers (Microsoft), 16 December 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2009, Art. N° 34882

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