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>Just as Microsoft were stopped from shipping a browser with their OS

They were never stopped from that.

They were stopped for abusing their monopoly (e.g. threatening OEM PC vendors that unless they bundled this or that, they wont get Windows for a special price, etc).

And that when they had a monopoly (e.g. close to 98% of the desktop AND business market) -- which in itself is not illegal.




More technically, they had to provide a version of Windows that didn't ship with IE, and iirc a version that allowed new users to pick an alternate browser.




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