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SF Gate: One year after Microsoft trial, high-techlandscape shifting

Oct 29, 1999, 19:57 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ted Bridis)

[ Thanks to George Mitchell for this link. ]

"It's enough to raise the question: Can the slow wheels of justice keep pace in ``Internet time,'' where four years is roughly the equivalent of a generation?..."

"U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson could announce his factual findings in the Microsoft trial as early as Friday, the first step toward a final verdict. That decision also was expected to serve as a barometer for whether the judge believes the company broke antitrust laws..."

"Microsoft also has noted that some major computer makers now offer models running Linux software, suggesting the company's reputed stranglehold isn't as tight over the industry as portrayed by the government."

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