The European Commission has ended its competition investigation into Apple because it is happy with changes to developer licenses and on cross-border repairs of handsets. European Competition Commissioner Joaquín Almunia said he was satisfied with Apple's changes to rules for developers and changes to policies on repairs for …
Come on then. Who's going to be the first outraged Microsoft apologist to post that this proves the EU are just picking on MS?
European Competition Commissioner Joaquín Almunia said he was satisfied
...with his new iYacht.
Is what I heard. In my head.
Is the 'borg' part of you name..
@Grease Monkey; looks like Rogerborg wins the "outraged Microsoft apologist" award this time...
At least Jobs knows when to bend over
Slowly American business is learning the meaning of 'union' as interpreted in Europe.
It's good that the EU is making people play by it's rules and will no doubt be used as aa precedent in other 'unions' around the world.
About time, too.
Though Apple is not the only company to have used such policies. Many companies seem not to understand even now that the European Union is every bit as much of a Union as the United States. Now, how would people from Montana react if they bought a product in Indiana and could not get any service for it in their home state -- because they bought it across the state line? That is a ridiculous idea, which most companies do not consider such nonsense.
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