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On the stand: Microsoft in court

The second phase of the antitrust remedy hearing gets underway with Microsoft executives potentially taking the stand.

This second phase of the antitrust remedy hearing could prove to be the most tumultuous, with industry rivals butting heads over competitive charges.
What they said
Rivals took the stand in March to attempt to show how Microsoft tried to leverage Windows XP to claim other markets.

AOL: We want a remedy for .Net threat

Palm: Microsoft negotiation process "disturbing"

Novell: Microsoft shuts out server foes

Gateway: Microsoft too powerful

Red Hat: Microsoft still intimidating

RealNetworks: We were a threat to Redmond

Barksdale: Remedy deal insufficient

Court drama: Round two
The software giant gears up to make its case in the hearing's second phase, as the states close their case and Microsoft presents its first witnesses.
April 15, 2002 
Sun: Microsoft's worried
An executive says the software giant is working to nullify threats to its operating system dominance posed by the move to Web services.
April 9, 2002 
Windows XP to reflect antitrust changes
Microsoft will update the OS as part of a proposed settlement, but rivals and trustbusters say the changes don't go far enough.
April 5, 2002 
States aim for tough sanctions
States say Microsoft is still using its monopoly power to bully potential threats such as RealNetworks and the Linux operating system.
March 18, 2002 
Microsoft returns to the courtroom
The software giant resumes its battle with nine states and the District of Columbia, a contest that could determine a final antitrust remedy.
March 18, 2002 
Trial judge open to broader remedy
U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly says she wants to know more about new technologies to determine whether sanctions against Microsoft should cover certain items.
March 27, 2002 
previous coverage and special reports
Microsoft's ultimate weapon: XP
If Windows XP is successful, Microsoft could challenge AOL and others for control of the Net and entirely new industries--similar to the way it has dominated the software market.
October 25, 2001 
A reprieve: Redmond avoids breakup
An appeals court sends an order to break up the software giant back to a lower court. The appeals court also rules that the trial judge "seriously tainted the proceedings."
June 29, 2001