Research the Department of Justice lawsuit against Microsoft.
1. What is the current state of the ruling?
2. What is the next step?
3. What effect has any part of this suit had on Microsoft products?
4. What do you believe the future effect will be on Microsoft?
5. Were the courts consistent with precedent or setting a new precedent?
6. Is Microsoft the contemporary equivalent of Standard Oil or some other monopoly?
7. How would you apply the Rule of Reason to Microsoft if you were prosecuting Microsoft?
8. How would you apply the Rule of Reason to Microsoft if you were defending Microsoft?