46 Antitrust Bull. 135 (2001)
The Flawed Fragmentation Critique of Structural Remedies in the Microsoft Case

handle is hein.journals/antibull46 and id is 141 raw text is: The Antitrust Bulletin/Spring 2001

The flawed fragmentation
critique of structural remedies
in the Microsoft case
BY ROBERT J. LEVINSON,* R. CRAIG ROMAINE,**
and STEVEN C. SALOP***
I. Introduction
Judge Jackson's findings of fact in Microsoft demonstrate conclu-
sively that Microsoft has maintained its operating systems
monopoly with a variety of anticompetitive conduct.' Two general
* Principal, Charles River Associates Incorporated.
** Vice President, Charles River Associates Incorporated.
*** Professor of Economics and Law, Georgetown University Law
Center.
AUTHORS' NOTE: We have benefitedfrom helpful discussions with Donald
Falk and Andrew Klein. Oracle Corporation has provided financial sup-
port for this research. This article is based solely on publicly available
information and does not rely in any part on confidential information. In
addition, we have had no role in supporting the testimony of Professor
Franklin Fisher or Frederick Warren-Boulton, the two expert economists
in the Department of Justice's case against Microsoft. All opinions are
our own and do not necessarily reflect the views of anyone else.
I Findings of Fact in U.S. v. Microsoft Corporation, Civil Action
No. 98-1232 (May 18, 1998) and State of New York ex rel. Attorney

© 2001 by Federal Legal Publications, Inc.

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