Microsoft Under Fire

American Voicesbusiness ISSUE 33•20 Jun 27, 1998

Last week, the Justice Department and 20 states filed an antitrust suit against Microsoft, accusing the software giant of monopolistic business practices, such as its inclusion of Internet Explorer on Windows 98. What do you think?

  • “I just got that new Microsoft recombinant-superflu virus, and unless I shell out $5,000 for the Microsoft immune-system DNA upgrades, I've only got a year to live.”

    Peter Mills –
    Waiter

  • “Bill Gates should be left alone to do his job. While the press is busy hounding him, he's still got to run the country, you know.”

    Duane Griffin –
    Systems Anaylst

  • “I bet Bill Gates could win over the Justice Department if he got an even huger video screen to stand in front of at all times.”

    Karen Higgins –
    Kinesiologist

  • “I look forward to discussing this Microsoft lawsuit with my fellow business travelers en route to my upcoming conference in Phoenix.”

    Thomas Vaught –
    Sales Representative

  • “This Microsoft-Justice Department standoff is all anyone's talking about here at the shelter.”

    Sandra Robinson –
    Unemployed

  • “Microsoft should be free to do as it pleases without government interference. Bill Gates has my full support in this matter end load
    c:\\.”

    Larry Rice –
    Bank Teller

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