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____/ Homer on Thursday 20 Oct 2011 06:38 : \____
> Tries to dismiss previous Findings of Fact as "prejudicial" (LOL):
> 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.
> 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).
~~ Best of wishes
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