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During the hearings in which the 19 states and the DOJ tried to determine if Microsoft and its Windows operating system OS was a monopoly I listened keenly as executives of the high tech industry tried to explain technology to members of the US government and how the technology industry had worked One particularly interesting exchange occurred when then Netscape CEO Jim Barksdale stood up and addressed the room How many of you use computers he had asked The majority of the sheep er government officials in the room raised their hands He then asked How many people here who use computers run Microsofts Windows on their machines Again the majority in the room raised their hands in affirmation What blew me away was his next statement That my friends is a monopoly He then proceeded to his seat and sat down I didnt understand it I thought to myself huh How can Microsoft be a monopoly with its Windows operating system when there has always been Apple Computer and its MacOS My first two computers were Macs I was dumbfounded So what the US government is saying with its decision to break up Microsoft into two companies is GOVERNMENT knows what IS better for you and what IS better IS for Microsoft two be broken apart because the way it conducts business has harmed consumers Huh Does it all depend on what your definition of the word IS is Has Microsoft harmed me Not Do I get my work done with Microsoft products however mediocre at best that some of them are Absolutely The government didnt tell me what kind of PC to buy Consumers decided to buy Windows-based PCs versus Mac-based PCs And because the people the consumer who have at least in the US the freedom to buy Windows over the Mac or any other available OS chose Microsoft products the company should be broken in
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