July 9, 2001

Settlement may now be possible in Microsoft case

Author: JT Smith

ZDNET: "If the government and Microsoft can't hammer out a
settlement soon, a new U.S. District Court judge will be
assigned to the antitrust case next month and charged with
proposing remedies.

The operative word is "if."

To hear Bill Gates tell it, Microsoft is eager to settle.
Immediately after the split decision on the case June 28,
Gates said the company will work to resolve the case
"without continued need for litigation."

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