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Microsoft’s Vista Faces Regulatory Delays in Europe

On September 13, the competition regulator for the European Union clashed with Microsoft, this time over security upgrades in the company’s new Windows Vista operating system. The European Commission, the European Union’s executive arm, warned Microsoft against foreclosing competition in computer security by tying new security featrues into its Windows operating system. Both Symantec and Adobe, the U.S. software groups, raised concerns over the inclusion in Vista of software that rivals their own offerings.
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