LA Times: Microsoft May Be Testing the Limits Again

[ Thanks to Paul
for this link. ]

“Microsoft Corp. is relentlessly pursuing supremacy in the
market for delivery of audio and video over the Internet, engaging
in aggressive tactics similar to the kind that caused the Justice
Department to sue the company for breaking antitrust laws, experts

Antitrust experts see parallels between Microsoft’s conduct
against Netscape Communications in the browser wars and its
attempts to establish its software as the standard for what company
executives say is the biggest thing since the Internet.

Microsoft officials say they are not doing anything wrong.”

“‘Digital media is one of the key features customers look for
when selecting an operating system, whether that be from Apple, Be,
Linux or Microsoft,’ said Will Poole, vice president of Microsoft’s
Digital Media Division. ‘Our new Windows Media Player is the result
of the multimedia innovations we’ve offered in Windows since


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