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News.com: Judge to Microsoft: Play by the rules

Thanks to Gareth
Barnard
for this link.

“Schmalensee conceded that Microsoft in-house lawyer David
Heiner had given him a statistic during the afternoon break that
helped support his argument that the Linux operating system could
someday threaten Windows.”

“Microsoft’s lawyers were ordered by the judge at the antitrust
trial under way here not to coach witnesses after the software
giant’s economics expert acknowledged that an attorney gave him a
fact during a recess to help bolster his testimony.”

Complete
story
.