A new rumor is stating that Google and Opera were the ones who tipped off the EU about the absence of the browser ballot screen after the rollout of SP1 to Windows 7 users in the EU.
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A recent update to the Windows platform accidently removed the browser ballot screen and the EU is not impressed and is set to fine Microsoft before the end of March.
The European Commission has charged Microsoft following a breach of the agreement made around the “Browser Ballot Screen” first seen in 2009. If found guilty, a heavy fine awaits the Redmond giant.
Mozilla commissioned a YouGov study recently that found over three quarters of the UK are unaware of the upcoming browser choice ballot. Microsoft said last Friday that it will begin external testing of a browser...
We've previously reported that Microsoft was planning to ship Windows 7 in Europe without Internet Explorer. But now, reports are saying that users could be given the choice of which browser to install when they...