Sunday, May 29, 2011
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
Robert H. Lande University of Baltimore - School of Law Norman W. Hawker Western Michigan University - Haworth College of Business argue As Antitrust Case Ends, Microsoft is Victorious in Defeat.
ABSTRACT: As the final judgment in the celebrated Microsoft case ends, this piece very briefly assesses the impact of its remedy. When evaluated in terms of its most important goals, the remedy has proven to be a failure. Microsoft's monopoly power in the PC operating systems market is now as great as it was when the case was brought in 1998 or the remedy was ordered in 2002. The article also very briefly discusses the implications of this remedy for Google and AT&T.