The Microsoft antitrust case
In Washington, D.C., on November 5, 2000, the judge in the historic antitrust trial of Microsoft, Thomas Penfield Jackson, ruled that Microsoft's dominance of the personal computer operating systems market constituted a monopoly, and that it used its power against competitors in ways that stifled innovation and harmed customers.
In November 2, 2001 the DOJ (U.S. Department of Justice ) and Microsoft agreed to settle. The 18 states which have been pursuing the case together with the DOJ have not agreed with the settlement.
And then what happened??