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Re: Microsoft faces yet another antitrust case

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Thursday 20 Oct 2011 11:20 : \____

> Homer wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> Tries to dismiss previous Findings of Fact as "prejudicial" (LOL):
>> [quote]
>>    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".
>> [/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.
> There's a link to the "Findings of Fact" there, and it contains a pretty
> thorough analysis of why it is so hard to overcome Microsoft's dominance
> in the market.
> I've been laughing lately at the Microsoft shills' arguments about how
> "it's the applications".  This point is also made in the FoF document.
> And yet we find Apple doing reasonably well, even though there are far
> fewer applications available for the Mac, and people have to leave
> familiar territory to use them.
> I've also been laughing about the Microsoft shills' arguments about how
> "it's the documents", when I get warnings from Word 2010 about saving
> documents in an earlier format:  "You might alter your layout!"
> Why is it okay for MS Office to "alter" your documents, but not okay
> for OOo or LibreOffice to do so?

"In one piece of mail people were suggesting that Office had to 
work equally well with all browsers and that we shouldnât force 
Office users to use our browser. This Is wrong and I wanted to 
correct this." -Bill Gates

http://techrights.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/48910plex0_5879.pdf [PDF]

There are more Comes exhibits like this. Big Criminal Gates
will be called into court again for these abuses.

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