Open-source software group accuses Microsoft of not offering users choice of operating system

Windows 8 has an “obstruction mechanism” that prevents the use of alternative systems, group claims

A Spanish open-source software group is hoping that the European Union will stand up to big, bad Microsoft—again.

Just a few weeks ago, the EU’s antitrust authority, the European Commission (EC), slapped Microsoft Corp. with a hefty fine for failing to allow users a choice of web browser on some of its computers, forcing purchasers to surf the web with its own Internet Explorer.

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