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.
#35 Today is a dark day ...
by danielhill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Tuesday April 4th, 2000 5:28 AM
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Microsoft didn't bully anyone to get in their position. All the competition was worse than Windows. Not that I am saying Windows is any good, it's just the "least crap".
So successful companies are punished for being successful. Because Netscape are incompetent and cannot compete, they must suck up to the government.
Only in America, folks ...