European antitrust regulators have granted Microsoft's request to extend the deadline for responding to allegations that the company violated antitrust laws, setting a new deadline of April 21.
The European Commission in mid-January notified the software giant that it objected to Microsoft bundling its Internet Explorer browser in with its operating system.
Microsoft was initially given two months to respond in writing to the allegations, but requested additional time.
A spokesman for the European Commission said it's not usual for companies to request and receive extensions to their response to the Commission's statement of objections.
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