What does the EU Commission's F1 interest mean?

What does the EU Commission's F1 interest mean?

Could Formula 1 join Microsoft and Google in being the subject of European Commission investigations? DIETER RENCKEN assesses the situation and how it could come about

Nowhere do the wheels of administration turn slower than in Brussels. Look no further for proof than the European Commission's investigation into Microsoft's control of the internet browser market.

From the first call for files to handing out the final fine took almost decade, yet that is not even the entire timeline. The first complaint was submitted seven years earlier, so with appeals and counter hearings, the process took almost two decades.

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