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Microsoft in a $12 Million Settlement With Opera

So now we know why some webpages were looking funny in Opera browser…coz MSFT wanted them to…Microsoft has agreed to pay Opera Software $12.75 million to head off a threatened lawsuit over code that made some Web pages on MSN look bad in certain versions of the browser.

On at least three separate occasions, Opera has accused Microsoft of deliberately breaking interoperability between its MSN Web portal and various versions of the Opera browser–charges that the software giant has repeatedly denied.