October 11, 2001
Microsoft offers new "Microsoft Court XP"
Author: JT Smith
Kelly McNeill writes "With Tuesday's announcement that the Supreme Court would not hear Microsoft's appeal, the company has lost its last hope of delaying judgment any further. With little recourse other than to accept this judgment, I asked myself how a company in Microsoft's position might continue avoiding penalty. In a shrewd attempt at playing armchair CEO, I concluded that Microsoft could achieve this goal by taking advantage of its core assets in software development. Along with my army of programmers that spent as many as two days -- the longest time ever invested in software refinement within my company -- I would develop Microsoft's latest masterpiece: Microsoft Court XP. The following is the news report that I would commission from my list of news agencies that I pay-off to write positive reviews about my software."