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DOJ moves forward with breakup plans

Government lawyers make minor changes to their plan for penalizing Micorosoft for violations of antitrust law.

 

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Government lawyers make minor revisions to their proposal for splitting up Microsoft over violations of antitrust laws as the judge prepares to issue his penalty ruling as early as this week.

"In some instances Microsoft outsmarted itself."

- Rich Gray, intellectual property attorney, Outside General Counsel Silicon Valley

 


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