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Microsoft will ultimately beat the DoJ and Sun, Cringely speculates

Dec 07, 1998, 00:00 (11 Talkback[s])

Does Java and every Web browser violate U.S. Patent # 5,838,906? Will an exclusive licensing deal between tiny Eolas, holder of this patent, and Microsoft, put Sun, AOL and Netscape all out of business together?

In his weekly column from The Pulpit, Robert X. Cringely speculates that this is exactly the outcome that may end the Microsoft-Sun-Netscape rivalry and put Microsoft in total control of the Internet and its future.

Read Check and Mate? How Microsoft Might Just Beat the DOJ After All.