Thursday, March 31, 2011

Microsoft (MSFT) Files Complaint Against Google (GOOG) in EU

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is the recipient of a formal complaint from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), as the software giant alleged to antitrust regulators that it is preventing competition in the area of Internet search.

Microsoft knows this game, as they have been a target of similar cases in Europe and the United States, where they've been accused of antitrust violations as well.

A subsidiary Microsoft filed a complaint earlier.

Microsoft was trading at $25.50, falling $0.11, or 0.43 percent, as of 12:30 PM EDT. Google was trading at $586.50, gaining $4.66, or 0.80 percent.

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