Microsoft a Monopoly?
The potential breakup of the Microsoft Corporation is presently one of the most consuming issues in our society. The government has declared Microsoft a monopoly, and could possibly be broken up into three pieces. This has come as a shock to most everyone, because “Microsoft Windows” is usually the first thing that pops up on almost everyone’s computer when you first turn it on.
The government says that Microsoft has violated
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was the hardest thing that they and the company ever did’” (Meeks) They also stated that it was a “’huge, huge undertaking’” and it caused “a lot of confusion’” (Meeks). Whatever turns out in this trial is sure to effect millions of computer users and Microsoft employees all over the world. Computers are a big business today and some would have a hard time without this technology, whether it be work, school, finances, or whatever.