November 9, 2001

How tenacity kept MS monopoly intact

Author: JT Smith

MSNBC: "In a classic display of Microsoft pugnacity, the company hammered
opposing government lawyers on nearly every conceivable point, no matter
how small. Eventually exhaustion became a factor, lawyers on the
government side acknowledge. "It was a marathon session, and new
[settlement] language that had not been there before and that had not been
vetted by the staff showed up in new drafts," one government attorney says.
"The provisions were weakened at every turn by qualifying exceptions." Is MSNBC allowed to say this?
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