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Re: Microsoft faces yet another antitrust case

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____/ Homer on Thursday 20 Oct 2011 06:38 : \____

> Tries to dismiss previous Findings of Fact as "prejudicial" (LOL):
> [quote]
> Today was the first day of the trial in Novell v. Microsoft, the
> antitrust trial over WordPerfect and Quattro Pro. Novell won the right
> to this trial on appeal.
> ...
>    The main point of contention is how the findings would be announced.
>    Microsoft didn't want the jurors to hear that the government was a
>    party to the case as they believed it would be prejudicial. Microsoft
>    also didn't want them referred to as "findings of fact".
> ...
> In a previous case... Sigh. Well, *we're* not jurors, so here are those
> Findings of Fact. for you, and if you read them, you'll probably
> understand why Microsoft is so touchy about them. No one wants to reap
> what they sow.
> [/quote]
> http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20111017182502925
> Here I was thinking Microsoft was keen to make sure people "Get The
> Facts", but apparently that does not include the inconvenient facts
> about its criminal behaviour.
> Oh well, here we go again with another farcical antitrust trial, from
> which Microsoft will walk away scot-free, because half the senate is
> living in its pockets.

And Microsoft would also try to convince people that "because it happened
so long ago" then the crime "is acceptable" (like Blair on Iraq war).

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