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Seattle Times: The Microsoft files: shifting alliances, cutthroat deals

Apr 30, 1999, 19:59 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Finally, it was Netscape Communications technical guru Marc Andreessen's turn to tell, under oath, his version of a fateful June 21, 1995, meeting with Microsoft."

"... Welcome to the U.S. computer industry, where innocuous meetings quickly turn ominous, where offers of business deals are seen as thinly veiled threats, and where close partners can transform into bitter competitors over the course of a telephone call.

"... That's the picture revealed in more than 10,000 pages of depositions and documents released this week in the government's antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft, forcing into the public eye some of the inner workings of the multibillion-dollar industry..."

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