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View Resource Whither Microsoft and the Department of Justice?

In a strongly worded preliminary judgement released on November 5, US District Court Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson determined that Microsoft is, in fact, a predatory monopoly. Within 30 days, attorneys for both sides will be back before Judge Jackson to present their own findings of law, arguments as to how the judge should rule based on the findings of fact. A final decision is not expected until...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/1999/1112
View Resource Appraising Microsoft

The issue of whether or not Microsoft engages in monopolistic practices has again emerged. The US Justice Department filed charges against Microsoft in the District Court of the District of Columbia on October 20, 1997. A conference organized by consumer advocate Ralph Nader was held November 13-14, 1997 in Washington DC. Information about the conference, including a speakers list, is available at...

http://www.appraising-microsoft.org/
View Resource Antitrust Case Against Microsoft

This week's In the News looks at the antitrust suits filed against Microsoft by the US Justice Department and attorneys general from 20 states and the District of Columbia. The eight resources discussed provide an overview of the case, arguments on the merits of the case (from both sides), and some resources on antitrust policies. On May 18, 1998, the Department of Justice and attorneys general...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/be/1998/0521
View Resource Antitrust Case Filings: Antitrust Division: U.S. v. Microsoft

Is Microsoft the Standard Oil of the 1990's? Is Bill Gates the John D. Rockefeller of the 1990's? Of course, no one can say, but for those interested in following the upcoming battle between the US Department of Justice and the giant software company, this site offers a ringside seat at the battle, likely to be a long and bloody one. The Department of Justice Antitrust Division site is a full...

https://www.justice.gov/atr/usdoj-antitrust-division-us-v-mi...
View Resource The Economic War Among the States

This site, from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, considers the issues surrounding development incentives including direct grants and targeted tax abatements. Along with research papers and federal resources, there is also an overview by Business Week Economics Editor Chris Farrell, a report from the 1996 national conference on this topic, and links to related Websites and media resources....

https://www.minneapolisfed.org/publications/the-region/the-e...