February 15, 2001

A lonely Microsoft investigation

Author: JT Smith

The Standard seems uninspired by the Department of Justice's new probe of Microsoft. "The theory: Microsoft's
investment in Corel, which produces WordPerfect and
CorelDRAW, could reduce competition in the markets for office
software packages, said the Journal's John Wilke. Corel also
makes software for Linux but, soon after Microsoft's
investment, decided to stop distributing its version of the
operating system. Hmm. The Journal also said the DOJ is
looking into Microsoft's pending buyout of Great Plains
Software (GPSI)."
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