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Microsoft on the Cusp

Jul 28, 2009, 17:33 (2 Talkback[s])
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"So it comes as no great surprise that Microsoft has now come back with a rather more sensible suggestion:

"Under our new proposal, among other things, European consumers who buy a new Windows PC with Internet Explorer set as their default browser would be shown a 'ballot screen' from which they could, if they wished, easily install competing browsers from the Web. If this proposal is ultimately accepted, Microsoft will ship Windows in Europe with the full functionality available in the rest of the world. As requested by the Commission, we will be publishing our proposal in full here on our website as soon as possible.

"An ancillary document [.doc] gives details of how that ballot screen will work:"

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