More Microsoft Trials
Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ruled that Microsoft violated the Sherman
Antitrust Act by maintaining its OS monopoly through anticompetitive means,
by attempting to monopolize the browser market, and by tying Internet
Explorer to Windows. But Jackson wasn't done there. He has yet to rule on
the following lesser-known cases:
- International Coalition of Hair Stylists v. William H. Gates
- Bill's hair violates the Paul Mitchell Anticurl Act.
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service v. Microsoft
- Microsoft's predatory behavior decimated Redmond's deer population.
- Parker Brothers v. Microsoft
- Microsoft's monopoly violates Monopoly.
- World Wildlife Fund v. Microsoft
- "Microsoft's Arctic Wonderland" at the Seattle Zoo violates penguins'
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office v. Microsoft
- By linking IE with Windows, Microsoft quashed innovation, except with regard
to Navigator, Amaya, Mosaic, Arachne, 1X Browser, NeoPlanet, HotJava, Opera,
- Open Source Initiative v. Microsoft
- By controlling the OS market, Microsoft quashed innovation, except with
regard to Linux, BeOS 5, OS X, Unix, FreeBSD, NewDeal Release 3.2, and
- Major League Baseball v. Microsoft
- By engaging in predatory pricing techniques, Microsoft quashed innovation,
forcing Ken Griffey to move to Cincinnati.
- Fourth-Grade Teachers of America v. Microsoft
- Microsoft's use of the term "Explorer" violates the rights of the heirs of
Vasco da Gama, Cortez, and Magellan.
- Department of the Treasury v. Microsoft
- Gates and Ballmer monopolized $1,000 bills.
- Martha Stewart v. Microsoft
- That perky, animated paper clip violates good taste.