New twists in Microsoft case

A 1995 meeting between Microsoft and Netscape raises new questions of improper business dealings, capping off a tumultuous week.

CNET News staff
It's been a busy week for the government's antitrust case against Microsoft, from a new court appeal to a lobbying challenge backed by Bob Dole. Now, a 1995 meeting between Microsoft and Netscape is raising new questions of improper business dealings.

'95 Netscape meeting questioned
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Microsoft, DOJ back in court
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Microsoft wants say in SPA
Facing a lobbying assault, Microsoft's chief operating officer runs for a seat on the Software Publishers Association's board of directors.

Book to dish Microsoft dirt
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Survey: Hands off Microsoft
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Nontech firms join Microsoft fight
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Dole, Bork battle Microsoft
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MS drops channel requirement
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