Nobel Prize Winner Declares Settlement Weak and Ineffective

Washington, DC – Economist and Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Yale University Lecturer Jason Furman today told a federal court it must reject the proposed antitrust settlement between Microsoft and the US Department of Justice. The proposed agreement, the economists wrote, will not only fail to constrain Microsoft, but strengthen its monopoly. The authors told…

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Microsoft/DOJ Settlement Clouded by Unprecedented Lobbying

Journalist Concludes is Reward for Political Efforts Washington, DC – Microsoft has engaged in a “pattern and practice of political influence peddling in many ways unprecedented in modern political history,” independent journalist and consultant Edward Roeder told the court overseeing the Microsoft antitrust trial today. The independent submission, filed as part of Tunney Act proceedings…

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CCIA Urges Court to Reject Microsoft/DOJ Settlement

Group says Settlement Is Not In Public Interest Washington, DC – The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) today asked a federal court to reject the Microsoft/Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement because it will not significantly alter Microsoft’s unlawful behavior nor restore competition to the technology industry. Over the past two years, nine different federal…

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