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Sherman Anti Trust Anti Trust Act
659 wordsAs this paper is written there is a landmark court case proceeding in Washington in front of a federal judge. This case involves the charging of the Microsoft Corporation for violating antitrust laws set up by the government to preserve market competition. A general overview of the accusations brought against Microsoft by the Justice Department was given by Hayes in the Scholastic Update article The U. S. versus Microsoft (1999). This article explains why the federal government is suing Microsof...
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Thomas Alva Edison Sherman Antitrust Act
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