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LinuxWorld: Remedies are futile - Resistance is relevant

May 28, 2000, 19:59 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by J.S. Kelly)

"Resistance is futile! All remedies are irrelevant! Prepare to change the way business is done in America. If the DOJ can't do it (and it can't), then it's up to us."

"Te fact that US District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson, who ruled that Microsoft broke antitrust law by illegally wielding its monopoly power in the software industry, has recommended a quick three-way breakup of Microsoft is no cause for celebration."

"Not only will this supposed remedy have absolutely no effect on Microsoft (except, perhaps, to strengthen it, as AT&T was strengthened by its breakup in 1984), but it is probably just what Microsoft wanted all along."

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