July 13, 2001

Critics call Microsoft concession too little, too late

Author: JT Smith

Kelly mcNeill writes "Critics of Microsoft are dismissing the company's decision on Wednesday to loosen its grip on the computer desktop as a preemptive move intended to avoid potentially harsher penalties during settlement talks with government regulators. Offering the concession in its protracted antitrust battle, the software giant agreed to give PC makers such as Dell and Gateway more freedom to highlight competitors' software."


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