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IT-Director.com: Microsoft - the search for analogies and the Linux defence

Jun 24, 1999, 11:40 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Snark)

"The long running DOJ v Microsoft trial is slowly grinding its way to a conclusion. Throughout its course it has been a public relations disaster for Microsoft..."

"The recent subject for debate has been "what is a monopoly?" and the current debaters are District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson and Microsoft's final witness, an economics expert, Richard Schmalensee..."

"Schmalensee... finally played his Linux ace, noting that the Linux operating system was providing competition to Microsoft as it was "attracting capital and writers".

"Microsoft... will soon face an action by Caldera, which bought the rights to DRDOS and with it, the rights to sue Microsoft. The soap opera is by no means over."

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