"U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, who oversaw the
settlement between Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice,
issued a formal statement to the public and press earlier today,
stating that the acceptance of the MS/DOJ settlement was a ruling
made with extreme error.
"Kollar-Kotelly stated that her earlier ruling was a mistake and
that it was quote 'issued after the defendant offered bribes to
individuals residing within the Department of Justice in an effort
to secure a settlement that would allow the company to maintain its
illegal monopoly in software and operating systems...'"