What I see in this story is that Windows 7 will work fine without Internet Explorer
and that we will probably see Windows PCs without Internet Explorer for sale.
Hope that finally convinces some people that not everyone will use IE when visiting their web site.
@ericblr: The EU did not ask Microsoft to ship their OS without a web browser, look at their answer.
Apple does not collect info about your browsing, though some features do send data to Google (fraudulent...