Linked by David Adams on Thu 12th May 2011 17:18 UTC
Legal A U.S. court's antitrust oversight of Microsoft is ending after eight and a half years, with some observers questioning what the long fight accomplished. Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly's oversight of a twice-extended November 2002 settlement agreement between Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice ends Thursday.
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Oh Boy!
by TechGeek on Thu 12th May 2011 19:19 UTC
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How exactly can you justify removing oversight when:

A: They still hold a monopoly position in the market.

B: They were convicted of infringing i4i's IP, after having seen it in action.

C: They were counter sued by Barnes and Noble alleging anti-trust violation in regards to Linux and Android.

For C, I am not stating that they did anything wrong necessarily, but shouldn't we at least wait to see if they committed violations before we turn a blind eye?

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