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.
Tuesday April 4th, 2000 12:15 AM
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I believe Microsoft lost a preliminary battle in a trial before, and then an appeals court decided that they do not have to accept the conditions of the ruling. That could happen again.
I wonder what I must have to be immune to United States law too. Could it be money? How easy is it to buy a part of the judical system? Are the courts listed on NASDAQ? Die, Microsoft.