And they do . . .
Tim Moores wrote:. . . they can levy fines . . . .
...the part of the EU complaint about Google preventing partners from selling any devices with alternate implementations of Android while also selling Google-approved Android products seems like a valid concern over potential abuse of power.
Stephan van Hulst wrote:I like how there are webshops that add a markup to their item prices if you use an older version of IE, reasoning it costs them extra to maintain special code for browsers that don't follow accepted standards.
Randy Maddocks wrote:This reminds of back in the days when Microsoft "pushed" Internet Explorer as the defacto standard for browsers. I use the word "pushed" as a personal emphasis and opinion only - there is/was many debates about whether Microsoft was too aggressive, or simply an expert in advertising their browser (the fact that it also came with their OS also didn't hurt...).
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft Corp. wrote:
Internet Explorer is an integral part of the Windows Operating System.
Campbell Ritchie wrote:...I think it would be impossible for the EU to insist o breaking up a US company.