Jun 6, 2017

Security firm asks EU to investigate Microsoft

Russian security software-maker Kaspersky has filed an anti-trust complaint against Microsoft with the European Commission. Microsoft said its security features "Comply with competition laws". In its statement, Kaspersky said: "These actions by Microsoft lead to a lower level of protection for users, a limitation on their right to choose, and financial losses both for users and security solution manufacturers." Kaspersky initially filed a complaint against Microsoft with Russia's Federal Anti-monopoly Service. Microsoft has made some product changes, including to a status display window which suggested that users uninstall their existing anti-virus in favour of its own, dubbed Windows Defender.

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