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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.


#36 Yawn, yawn, yawn.

by leafdigital

Tuesday April 4th, 2000 6:53 AM

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I was intensely bored with all this crap.

Six months ago.

Now it's beyond boredom. I'm even getting bored of being bored with it. That's how bored I am.

I do not care. At all. Not one teeny bit. :)

In any case, it won't affect Mozilla. Let's hope AOL use their own near-monopoly-power to tip the browser-share balance by shipping a Mozilla-based browser with AOL 6. That's what'll make a difference.

--sam