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Microsoft shareholder sues board over browser fines

Monday 14 April 2014 | 10:35 CET | News
Microsoft faces a lawsuit over the way it handled an error with its Internet Explorer browser that ended up costing the company a millions in fines from the European Commission, Reuters reports. The lawsuit was brought by shareholder Kim Barovic in US federal court in Seattle, charging that directors and executives, including founder Bill Gates and former CEO Steve Ballmer, failed to manage the company properly and that the board's investigation was insufficient into how the miscue occurred. In March last year, the European Union levied its largest ever antitrust fine against Microsoft for

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Companies: Europese Commissie / Microsoft
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