Tie them up, don't break them up

Dix, John
May 2000
Network World;05/08/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p116
Trade Publication
Editorial. Argues against the United States government's proposed divestiture of Microsoft Corp. to serve as punishment to the company for its antitrust lawsuit. Negative aspects of the proposal; Benefits given by the company to users; Recommendation to have Microsoft establish uniform licensing terms.


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