Will Microsoft Bite The Breakup Dust?

Dudly D. Doright a45acp4me at JUNO.COM
Sat Nov 6 13:54:33 MST 1999


To me It's an attempt to punish the success of Microsoft.  We are
becoming a Socialist society when success and hard work is being
punished.

DD

On Sat, 6 Nov 1999 08:23:07 -0500 Dennis Putnam <dap1 at MINDSPRING.COM>
writes:
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> At 08:50 PM 11/5/99 EST, you wrote:
> >Well, now it's just a matter of waiting to see if this Judge will
> >break up Microsoft.  Do you feel his initial findings were correct,
> >and do you feel Microsoft should face the cutting block?
> >
>
> Without checking, I'd be willing to bet that Judge Jackson is a
> clinton appointee (I will allow for the possibility of Carter). Once
> again we see the effects of OBE and a new definition of monoploy. I
> wonder if anyone remembers what a monopoly really is? If you read
> his
> preliminary ruling closely he has said, if a business is successful
> and uses its profits to promote itself, thus making consumers less
> likely to buy from competitiors, it is detrimental to consumers and
> unfair to competitors. What we have here is the exact definition of
> free enterprise being turned upside down. It also seems that us
> consumers are so dumb we buy Microsoft products just becasue they do
> exactly what we want at a reasonable price. I'm sure glad we have
> Reno and Judge Jackson looking out for us.
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