Microsoft under fire in Europe for OneDrive bundling; legal fight brewing

File-hosting service provider Nextcloud, backed by 29 other European companies, has filed a complaint with the European Union and German antitrust authorities against Microsoft for what it’s calling anti-competitive behavior related to the OneDrive cloud storage offering.

In the complaint, Germany-based Nextcloud told the European Commission (EC) that Microsoft is aggressively bundling its OneDrive cloud, Teams, and other services with Windows 10 and 11.

Lead by Nextcloud, a coalition of European Union (EU) software and cloud organizations and companies formed the “Coalition for a Level Playing Field.”

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