U.S. Dismisses Google Complaint, Says IE 7 Plays Fair
Government regulators on Friday dismissed claims that Microsoft's newest browser, Internet Explorer 7, gives the Redmond, Wash. company's own search engine an unfair advantage, knocking aside objections that Google recently raised.
The Justice Department has evaluated the search box -- a new feature in IE 7 that lets users initiate searches -- and concluded it "respects users' choices" and "is easily changed," according to a status report released Friday by federal and state officials. TechWeb | Windows Antitrust | U.S. Dismisses Google Complaint, Says IE 7 Plays Fair
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