Microsoft Tells EU Court Fine is Excessive

Microsoft has told a European Union court that an antitrust fine of 899 million euros ($1.4 billion) against it is both excessive and disproportionate, the EU's Court of First Instance said. On Feb. 27, the EU's European Commission imposed a fine after finding that Microsoft used high prices to discourage competition and failed to carry out earlier sanctions imposed against it as part of a long-running case.

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