by CIO Staff

MS Granted Extension for Fine-Proposal Reply

Jan 24, 20061 min
IT Leadership

On Monday, Microsoft said that the European Commission has given the company extra time to respond to the $2 million-a-day fine threat over allegations that it has fail to comply with the highly-publicized European Union antitrust ruling, Reuters reports.

“We have been granted an extension to February 15,” a Microsoft spokesperson said.

In December, the Commission gave Microsoft until this Wednesday to response to allegations that it had refused to share office server information with its competitors as was ordered by Brussels.

The extension comes at a time when antitrust authorities in the U.S. are questioning whether or not Microsoft has done enough to comply with a 2002 antitrust settlement with the U.S. government.

-Al Sacco