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In accordance with the commission's point of view, Microsoft Office 2010 has been in two years time delay, but now played some cooperation intention. But the committee whether against Microsoft in addition a penalty of the vote, will still work at Microsoft deadline to start over. The eu is planning an advisory committee to the commission's ruling, in order to discuss the draft next Monday, but the plan put forward the penalty advisory committee is still not take action.
European Union competition committee made croce, Neelie Kroes) has issued (threat to Microsoft at least, impose a fine of 2 million euros per day, time from 15 December 2005 began to calculation, because this is the European Union required Microsoft to submit the related data of the initial time limit. Cross's spokesman Jonathan jean todt (Jonathan Todd), said the committee of the end of July this year as planned before they make a decision for a fine.
Even if Microsoft cast in the deadline to submit the related documents, the commission may also be fined for Microsoft, the reason is not in the committee Microsoft last December 15, in the form of a proposed submit documents. Cross accused Microsoft last year December 15 submitted "incomplete and inaccurate" materials. An approved by the European Union agreed to consultant at that time is the matter of neutral custodian. The consultant company said that Microsoft did not fit the materials submitted competitors use.
Microsoft's chief lawyer Brad Smith (Brad Smith) was in March this year Brussels held a hearings. Since then, Microsoft said that after the hearing, Microsoft finally know the European commission after all what to want, Microsoft has been stepping up the time to make files, to meet the requirements. But, Smith said. However, the commission can fine the scheme proposed the daily.
Microsoft Office plans this year on July 18, submitted to the European Union last batch of the committee of the computer code requirements. Smith said July 18, is to submit the communication protocol deadline. The deadline is Microsoft and the eu monitoring director Neil Barrett (Neil Barrett) took counsel achieve. Smith says: "we mobilize the company all staff, a large number of persons would leave their jobs, to specialize in this project. In fact, we've done our best to some employees almost 24 hours a day to stay in the office."