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DOJ takes CIPA to high court

As expected, the Department of Justice has appealed a recent court ruling that overturned parts of a law that required Web filtering in libraries. The Children's Internet Protection Act required libraries that receive federal funding to filter out content inappropriate for children or risk losing the money. However, a panel of federal judges ruled the measure violated free-speech rights, saying filters block both too much and too little Web content. Because of provisions contained in the act, the case now goes directly to the U.S. Supreme Court, which must hear it. --Lisa M. Bowman, Special to ZDNet News

June 21, 2002 by

MS trial nears climactic showdown

The four-year antitrust trial heads back to court as nine states are expected to claim Microsoft used a licensing provision from its DOJ settlement to raise prices and pilfer intellectual property.

March 18, 2002 by

Court nixes Microsoft, DOJ requests

A federal appeals court blocks both Microsoft and the government's efforts to get ahead in their ongoing antitrust battle. It denies Microsoft's request for re-examination of one violation and rejects the DOJ's request to speed up the appeal hearing.

August 2, 2001 by

MS-DOJ: Appeals court takes potshots at Judge Jackson

Comments made by the judge who last year ordered the breakup of Microsoft were sharply criticized Tuesday by a panel of appeals courtjudges, some of whom suggested the trial judge could be removed from the case.During a second day of hearings into Microsoft's appeal of a breakup order issued last year, Microsoft (msft) attorney Richard Urowsky argued that U.

February 27, 2001 by

MS-DOJ: Judge Jackson's findings get a mixed review

It's no clear sailing for the DOJ in the Microsoft antitrust case. The U.S. Court of Appeals seems divided over the findings of fact from U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson, with more probing into the issues likely on Tuesday.

February 26, 2001 by

DOJ asks court to overturn MS request

Justice Department asks a federal judge to reject Microsoft's request to stay antitrust penalties , saying a delay would damage the public interest.

June 12, 2000

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