Microsoft’s cloud business targeted by EU antitrust regulators


FILE PHOTO: General view of Microsoft Corporation headquarters at Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, France, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo

BRUSSELS: European Union (EU) antitrust regulators are quizzing Microsoft’s rivals and customers about its cloud business and licensing deals, a questionnaire seen by Reuters showed, in a move that could lead to a formal investigation and renewed scrutiny of the US software company.

The European Commission has fined Microsoft a total €1.6bil (RM7.6bil) in the previous decade for breaching EU antitrust rules and for not complying with its order to halt anti-competitive practices.

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