January 12, 2001

Microsoft rivals hire Ken Starr

Author: JT Smith

From Reuters: "An industry trade group representing rivals of Microsoft Corp.
(NasdaqNM:MSFT - news) said on Friday it had hired former Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr to help
support the government as the antitrust case against the software giant moves through the appeals process.

Starr, whose credentials include a stint on the U.S. Court of Appeals that is hearing the case, has been engaged
by Procomp, an organization that includes AOL Time Warner (NYSE:AOL - news), Sun Microsystems Inc.
(NasdaqNM:SUNW - news) and Oracle Corp. (NasdaqNM:ORCL - news)."

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