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The final decision of the ec on the case no comp/c-3/37792 against microsoft (“the 2004 decision”) is released. In the us, many dismiss eu's antitrust cases against google as a biased european crackdown on american tech companies or view google as too wealthy and powerful for the ec to inflict damage. European regulators have ended their last pending antitrust case against microsoft corp as the us software maker agreed to let europeans choose from a menu of web browsers that compete. For three decades microsoft has been engaged with the global system for enforcing competition policy in an excerpt from their new book the microsoft antitrust cases, the authors andrew i.
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