Could there be a law to protect the free choice of operating system?

Vicen Rodriguez Vicen_Rodriguez at
Sun Mar 3 21:14:21 UTC 2013

Hi Heiki,

I think you are right. I'll send a message to Mr. JoaquĆ­n Almunia,
Vice-President Commissioner for Competition, asking what could we do.



El dom, 03-03-2013 a las 12:41 +0000, Heiki "Repentinus" Ojasild

> If someone has hard data on how many computers sold in the EU are
> bundled with MS Windows, lobbying the DG for Competition
> <> might be the way to
> go. I am afraid there's virtually nil chance to get a general ban on
> bundling software with hardware, but there is a possibility that
> Microsoft may be forbidden to bundle their OS with hardware due to
> their de facto monopoly.
> Cheers,

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