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EU competition commissioner Joachim Almunia gives a press conference... News PhotoBelgium,Brussels-Capital Region,Choice,Commissioner,Competition,Customer,Europe,Failure,Giving,Headquarters,Horizontal,Internet,Politics,Press Conference,Responsibility,Technology,USAPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPEU competition commissioner Joachim Almunia gives a press conference on March 6, 2013 at EU headquarters in Brussels about fining US giant Microsoft 561 million euros (730 million US dollars) for failing to provide clients with a choice of Internet browser, as it had promised to do. The commission said this was the first time it was sanctioning a company for having failed to live up to commitments made to satisfy a previous EU complaint, making this a 'very serious infringement.' AFP PHOTO / GEORGES GOBET (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)