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Apple is reportedly preparing to take allegations of e-book price fixing to the Department of Justice.
Sprint filed suit in federal court to block the ATT/T-Mobile on anti-trust grounds. The filing follow that of the DOJ last week to block the deal.
During a June 26 Microsoft antitrust-compliance hearing, a U.S. Districut Court judge said she'll look to the U.S. Department of Justice and state attorneys general for guidance, re: Google's latest antitrust-related complaints against Microsoft.
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
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.
The DOJ asks a federal district court to speed up a meeting of the parties in the antitrust case to schedule new proceedings.
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.
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.
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.
Experts say the momentum could be on Microsoft's side as the two present their final arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals today.
Lawyers agree to a schedule and format for oral arguments, with five lawyers making presentations before the Court of Appeals.
The DOJ asks for a full court press to keep Microsoft from going into a stall. But MS says it needs five months to prepare for its appeal.
That's what a former DOJ offical says, and he should know. Walter Dellinger has argued nine cases before the high court.
Both Microsoft and DoJ win something as Jackson renders a split decision, sending antitrust case to the Supreme Court but freezing the remedies in the process
Both Microsoft and DOJ win something as Judge Jackson renders a split decision, sending antitrust case to the Supreme Court but freezing the remedies in the process.
The Justice Department is asking the judge who ordered the breakup ofMicrosoft Corp. (msft) to send the case to the U.
Justice Department asks a federal judge to reject Microsoft's request to stay antitrust penalties , saying a delay would damage the public interest.
DOJ wants it, but experts are split on whether the top court will be willing to bypass federal appeals process.
Antitrust ball is now in Judge Jackson's court, as the Redmond giant files final response a day early, criticising the DoJ for only 'cosmetic' changes to breakup proposal
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