ZDNet: Why Microsoft Was Right About Linux
Jan 27, 2003, 22:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Cooper)
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"What do you know? Microsoft was right about Linux all
"Back in 1998, when lawyers for the software company tried to
debunk the federal government's monopoly charge against it, they
argued that the dynamics of an operating system market were
"That was good for a chuckle.
"Then Microsoft's attorneys began to talk about the competitive
threat posed by the Linux open-source operating system as proof the
government was talking out of its hat.
"That brought the house down..."