The EU is set to fine Microsoft (MSFT +0.5%) by the end of March for failing to make good on an...

|About: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)|By:, SA News Editor
The EU is set to fine Microsoft (MSFT +0.5%) by the end of March for failing to make good on an '09 promise to offer Windows users a choice of browsers, Reuters reports. Given the EU has fined $2.1B to date, any penalty could be substantial. Perhaps Microsoft can defend itself by pointing out European consumers are having little trouble finding their way to 3rd-party browsers on their own.