However, according to Microsoft’s quarterly filing with the Security and Exchange Commission, there is a mention of the possibility of Microsoft or other computer manufacturers being forced to install Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari by default alongside Microsoft’s internet explorer on any windows based PC.
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“Such a remedy might include a requirement that OEMs distribute multiple browsers on new Windows-based PCs. We may also be required to disable certain unspecified Internet Explorer software code if a user chooses a competing browser.” it suggests in the filing.
Frankly, I have yet to understand the EU’s position in this case and as much as I despise the use of internet explorer, yes even 8, I feel Microsoft have a right to include their own software as the default application on their own operating system. What say you?
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