Microsoft’s Anti-Trust Judgments and the Company’s Future


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Microsoft's Anti-Trust Judgments and the Company's Future
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Purposes of the Paper
The purpose of this paper are to (1) describe why the regulatory authorities in the European Union and the United States viewed Microsoft as having a substantial degree of market power in the software market; (2) detail the potential advantages and disadvantages for economic efficiency of the position of Microsoft in the market; (3) describe the capacity of Microsoft to maintain its position in the market over the long run; and (4) discuss some potential issues for economic efficiency that may arise from the regulatory measures.
Microsoft and the Anti-trust Judgments
After more than a decade of litigation, Microsoft was found to have indeed...
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