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ZDNet: Earth to Bill G: Wake Up and Break Up

Jan 14, 2000, 21:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jesse Berst)

"...Bill Gates... needs to wake up and break up -- before the decision gets taken out of his hands. ... The legal handwriting is on the wall. Microsoft can futz around and whine. Or take charge of its own destiny."

"Here's the irony. If Gates implements a break-up strategy now -- and if he does it right -- Microsoft will be better off."

"But Bill Gates is a stubborn man. It won't surprise me if he continues thumbing his nose at the Justice Department. Insisting he's done nothing wrong. Blathering about his right to innovate... until he finds himself sitting on the sidelines while someone else dismantles his company."

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