Microsoft's corporate personality is not genial. It plays hardball, speaks loudly and acts defiantly. Did the company's recalcitrance affect U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's ruling, spurring him to penalize the company for its executives' behavior rather than for reasons based on sound legal grounds? Law professor Michael Jacobs thinks so, and says he's disappointed in the judge.
Microsoft Reveals Peril of Public Disagreement
October 9, 2000