Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
America Online Antitrust Lawsuit
Microsoft paid AOL Time Warner $750 million and let AOL license Microsoft’s browser software royalty-free for seven years in a settlement agreement resolving an antitrust lawsuit. AOL alleged that Microsoft used anticompetitive business practices to ensure the dominance of its Internet Explorer browser over the Netscape browser.
- Misconduct Type
- Enforcement Agency
- Contracting Party
- Court Type
- Date of Settlement Announcement