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Kaspersky takes Microsoft complaint to EC, German regulator

Wednesday 7 June 2017 | 08:19 CET | News
Kaspersky Lab has asked the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office to investigate whether Microsoft is in compliance with competition law and not abusing its dominant position in the market for solutions against computer threats. Kaspersky last year filed a similar complaint with Russian competition watchdog FAS. That complaint has yet to be receive a decision. Kaspersky believes that with the release of Windows 10, Microsoft created obstacles to competing manufacturers of security solutions, and introduced different ways of pushing users to forgo third-party software in

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: European Commission / Kaspersky / Microsoft
Countries: Europe / Germany
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