Happy 20th birthday, Microsoft: The Tipline for 3 April 2020

On this day in 2000, Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ruled in favour of the Department of Justice’s antitrust division and 21 state attorneys general, finding that Microsoft had “maintained its monopoly power by anticompetitive means and attempted to monopolise the Web browser market”. To celebrate, we have a roundup of hires and promotions, more on the Federal Trade Commission suing to unwind Altria’s investment in JUUL and a DOJ April Fool’s Day joke.


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