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.

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#46 Re: Re: Re: Switch to w2k

by WillyWonka

Tuesday April 4th, 2000 12:37 PM

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An uninstall is in order in my case.

I've tried reinstalling it a few times. Last time I reinstalled it was because it always thought I was in offline mode. Even though my computer is always connected and offline mode was unchecked. IE5 is just as bad as a Mac G3 (Sorry mac users, I just had a REALLY bad experience with one)