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Full Article Attached Microsoft Violated Sherman Antitrust Act

Monday April 3rd, 2000

In his ruling today, Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson found Microsoft in violation of the Sherman Antritrust Act, stating that "The Court concludes that Microsoft maintained its monopoly power by anticompetitive means and attempted to monopolize the Web browser market".

Microsoft's problem was that they had lost all credibility with the judge, and thus he had no option but to side with the facts presented by the government.

Click here to read an excerpt at ABCNews.com.

Here's a link to the ruling. Click "Full Article" below for some of our own excerpts. More to come, as we go over the ruling in more detail.


#17 That's because there IS NO DOM3...

by jesusX <jesus_x@mozillanews.org>

Monday April 3rd, 2000 9:11 PM

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You say:

"Netspace 6 won't comply to DOM3 either."

No one complies to DOM3. There IS no DOM3. DOM2 isn't even done yet. DOM1 has been done for a year and a half, and no product in existence complies 100% with externally created specification.

Also, just to be pedantic, your car analogy doesn't work. My original copy of Win95 didn't have a browser, and yet I was easily able to complete work. I'd like to see you drive a car with no wheels. As the other gent said, it's like a high end sound system. Take it out, and the car SHOULD still work.