European Commission probes Microsoft again: failure to comply with commitments will not be tolerated - .PDF file.
The European Commission has made clear that it is pursuing a broader policy objective of ensuring swift finality to cases in dynamic markets through settlements and commitments. The Commission believes that this serves the consumer better than fining decisions after years of investigations. Such a policy can only be effective, however, if the commitments are properly observed by the companies involved and monitored by the authorities. The Commission is clearly willing to step up monitoring efforts.
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