CNN Money has a news report up stating the European regulators ruled Wednesday that Microsoft broke antitrust law and levied a $611.8 million fine for illegally crushing the competition. This is approximately 1% of Microsoft’s finances in a 48 day period.

“”Today’s decision restores the conditions for fair competition in the market concerned and establishes clear principles for the future conduct of a company with such a strong dominant position,” Competition Commissioner Mario Monti said in a statement.”

Bill Gates, after hearing the fine amount, asked the commission nonchalantly, “Would you like fries with that?”