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EU Fines Microsoft $613 Million

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EU Fines Microsoft $613 Million

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EU Fines Microsoft $613 Million

EU Fines Microsoft $613 Million

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European regulators impose a record $613 million fine on Microsoft, calling the company an abusive monopoly. EU officials order Microsoft to take steps to stop crushing rivals, including selling a version of Windows without the Microsoft Media Player. Microsoft denies it has abused its dominant position in the market and says it will appeal. Hear NPR's Nick Spicer.