FSFE engages in the EU browser case

Graeme West west at fsfeurope.org
Fri Feb 27 15:38:23 UTC 2009

Dear all,
We at FSFE made the following announcement this afternoon:

>Free Software Foundation Europe today announces that it will support the
> European Commission's antitrust investigation against Microsoft and to this
> effect it has formally requested to be admitted as an interested third
> party.
>The investigation began on the 16th of January when the European Commission
> DG Competition reported that it had issued a statement of objections
> regarding Microsoft's abuse of web standards and the tying of Internet
> Explorer (IE) to the Windows Operating System product family. It is based
> on a complaint submitted by Opera, a European company involved in web
> browser development, which FSFE publicly supported in 2007.
>FSFE considers anti-competitive behaviour unacceptable, whether it occurs
> through 'tying' products, or in circumventing standards and fair access.
> FSFE will seek to support all processes that ensure competition and enable
> innovation.

For the full details, see here:

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Graeme West
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