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Microsoft waived hearing in EU browser ballot antitrust case

Gave written reply to charges filed last October, but passed on oral hearing

Microsoft waived its right to a hearing before European antitrust regulators to further answer charges that it failed to offer customers a browser choice screen, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

The company faces fines in the billions for the blunder.

In a Jan. 24 filing with the SEC, Microsoft noted the ongoing investigation by the European Commission, the EU's antitrust arm, and gave a short status update of the case.

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