writes, quoting GigaOm: "Microsoft has confessed to violating its browser choice agreement with European antitrust regulators, after they opened up a fresh investigation into the company's behavior. This is a big deal, not least because it means the company could now face a fine of up to 10 percent of its annual turnover — $7 billion at last count."
Microsoft agreed in 2009 to inform users they could install other browsers
. They did, mostly, but Windows 7SP1 users didn't get the software update. Microsoft is claiming it was just a software bug
, and have taken actions to fix it.