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M$ could face fresh EU case in future

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The European Commission may bring a new competition case against Microsoft after the EU executive received fresh complaints about the U.S. software giant, the EU competition commissioner said in a newspaper interview on Tuesday.

Neelie Kroes told the International Herald Tribune she would not wait for the outcome of an appeal by Microsoft before considering more action against the U.S. firm.

"We have had informal complaints, and we are using our time now to look at them. We're not going to wait and do nothing," Kroes told the newspaper.

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