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News Reports of the D.C. Circuit Decision, June 29, 2001

Links from Michael Geist's Internet Law News:

General media coverage at

  • MS Breakup Order Reversed
  • Microsoft's reprieve: Court says no breakup - Tech News - CNET.com
  • Appeals court: Don't break up Microsoft - Tech News - CNET.com
  • Login -- WSJ Interactive Edition
  • U.S. Appeals Court Overturns Microsoft Breakup Ruling
  • The Standard: Appeals Court Halts Microsoft Breakup
  • Seattle Times: The Microsoft Trial

    MS & DOJ reaction at

  • Gates' Reaction: Let's Settle
  • Microsoft's product plans can go ahead, Gates says (6/28/2001)
  • Login -- WSJ Interactive Edition
  • Ashcroft calls Microsoft ruling a victory (6/28/2001)
  • Justice Dept. pleased by part of Microsoft ruling (6/28/2001)
  • The Standard: Microsoft, DOJ Both Declare Victory
  • The Company: After 3 Years of Foreboding, a Light New Mood
  • Dilemma for U.S.: Settle or Retry Microsoft? (washingtonpost.com)

    State A.G., Congressional & President reaction at

  • State Attys General Praise Microsoft Ruling, Plan New Trial
  • States hail Microsoft appeals court ruling (6/28/2001)
  • Lawmakers Largely Upbeat On Microsoft Ruling - Update
  • Bush will await review before acting on Microsoft ruling (6/28/2001)
  • Next Step Could Reveal Bush's Antitrust Stance

    Impact on competition, particularly AOL, at

  • Competitors shake their heads and say Microsoft tougher than ever (6/28/2001)
  • Login -- WSJ Interactive Edition
  • Decision May Aid Microsoft's Rivals
  • For Microsoft Rivals, A Sense of Relief (washingtonpost.com)
  • Ruling Has a Dual Impact for AOL (washingtonpost.com)

    Criticism of Judge Jackson at

  • Real MS Verdict: Jackson Blew It
  • Login -- WSJ Interactive Edition
  • The Judge: A Court Overturned by an Appearance of Bias
  • Sharp Rebuke of Judge Is Lauded
  • Judge Who Goaded Microsoft Now Feels Sting of Criticism (washingtonpost.com)

    Additional analysis, including a special edition of Michael Geist's Globe and Mail cyberlaw column which argues that Microsoft lost on many key legal issues and that the relevance of the case remains as fresh today as 1997, at

  • Analysts: MS Can Bundle Up Now
  • News Analysis: Judging a Moving Target
  • The Remedy: Microsoft Still Faces a Range of Antitrust Actions
  • Despite the Spin, Ruling No Victory for Microsoft
  • Salon.com Technology | Game not over
  • globetechnology.com: News

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