Microsoft denies using monopoly

By on March 17, 2004, 8:55 AM
Microsoft argued in a Minnesota court Tuesday that it never overcharged customers for software, denying charges in its first trial of a class-action suit that it abused its operating system monopoly to hike prices.

At stake are monetary damages that could total as much as $425 million if a jury finds that Microsoft, the world's largest software maker, used its dominant position in personal computer software to inflate profits.

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MrGaribaldi said:
Well, considering finance.yahoo.com says MS has 52.78 Billion dollars [i]in cash[/i], that has to be considered pennies even if they have to pay full damages...
Rick said:
One of my shirts say differently....[url]http://splitreason.com/productdetail.php
id=83[/url][img]http://splitreason.com/Product_Images/micr
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XtR-X said:
[quote][i]Originally posted by Rick [/i]One of my shirts say differently....[url]http://splitreason.com/productdetail.php
id=83[/url][img]http://splitreason.com/Product_Images/micr
soft_black_medium.gif[/img] [/quote] OMFG I WANT THAT SHIRT HAHAHAH!
SNGX1275 said:
Well I almost got that shirt, but dont' think it would have mattered. Because I still dont' have my Hat or the e-mail confirming my "order".
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