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November 5,1999: Microsoft Found a Monopoly

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Jeffrey Powers

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November 5,1999: Microsoft Found a Monopoly

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1999 – It was over 12 years that we saw Microsoft go through the Department of Justice over Monopoly issues. US district Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson issued a 207 page Findings of fact on this day. In it, he ruled that Microsoft did have a Monopoly power over the OS in the Intel market. During the week we talked about what leads up to this 207 page ruling.

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