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View Resource Breaking Up is Hard to Do: DOJ Proposes Microsoft Split

Although it was leaked earlier in the week, today the Justice Department and the nineteen states party to the successful monopoly suit against the software maker will officially release their joint proposal for a remedy. The proposal will call for Microsoft to be split into two companies, which would be forbidden to recombine for at least ten years. Under the proposal, one of the companies would...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2000/0428
View Resource United States of America vs. Microsoft Corporation: Plaintiff's Revised Proposed Final Judgment

On May 31, 2000, Microsoft filed its last major brief before Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson in an effort to hold off the final breakup plan submitted by the Department of Justice Lawyers last Friday. On April 3, Judge Jackson ruled that Microsoft had engaged in anti-competitive marketing practices in violation of antitrust laws. The DOJ's breakup plan calls for splitting Microsoft into two...

https://www.justice.gov/atr/case-document/opinion-1
View Resource United States of America v. Microsoft Corporation, C.A. 98-1232: Memorandum and Order / Final Judgement

As expected, on June 7, 2000, Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson approved the Department of Justice proposal to split the world's biggest software company into two entities. The company, of course, has announced it will appeal the decision, although they do not support Judge Jackson's intention to expedite the appeal process directly to the Supreme Court. The company would rather first move the case to...

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-USVMS/content-detail.html
View Resource United States of America vs. Microsoft Corporation: Microsoft's Comments on Plaintiffs' Revised Proposed Final Judgment

On May 31, 2000, Microsoft filed its last major brief before Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson in an effort to hold off the final breakup plan submitted by the Department of Justice Lawyers last Friday. On April 3, Judge Jackson ruled that Microsoft had engaged in anti-competitive marketing practices in violation of antitrust laws. The DOJ's breakup plan calls for splitting Microsoft into two...

http://emoglen.law.columbia.edu/LIS/archive/msoft/PubIntDete...
View Resource Microsoft PressPass Legal News: Microsoft Confident That Judicial System Will Overturn District Court Ruling

As expected, on June 7, 2000, Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson approved the Department of Justice proposal to split the world's biggest software company into two entities. The company, of course, has announced it will appeal the decision, although they do not support Judge Jackson's intention to expedite the appeal process directly to the Supreme Court. The company would rather first move the case to...

https://news.microsoft.com/2000/06/07/microsoft-confident-th...
View Resource U.S. Department of Justice: Antitrust Division

Providing an important set of services for over six decades, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is committed to promoting and protecting the competitive process through the enforcement of the antitrust laws of the United States. While the site's design is not entirely user-friendly, it is frequently updated with important information about current and ongoing antitrust suits...

https://www.justice.gov/atr