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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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.

#5 Nope, sorry, WRONG

by Kovu <>

Monday April 3rd, 2000 4:55 PM

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The court did not EVER state IE was better than IE, and I, one of the "people here" who you call "unobjective" never states such either. The court said, in a nutshell, that IE was no better than the competition, including but not limited to Netscape, and certainly not "better" to the point that it deserved that sweeping of a market share.

IMHO, your opinion is uninformed.