monopoly http://kplu.org en The next monopoly? http://kplu.org/post/next-monopoly <p>Microsoft is appealing a <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/24/eu-microsoft-idUSLDE74N1IN20110524">$1.3 billion fine</a> from European antitrust regulators. But its antitrust worries in the United States appear to be over. The consent decree with the US Justice Department expired May 11<sup>th</sup>. A lot has changed since Microsoft crushed Netscape in the browser wars of the 1990s. This month on The Digital Future, Strategic News Service publisher Mark Anderson says Microsoft has transformed itself into a much better corporate citizen.</p><p> Tue, 31 May 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Mark Anderson 1673 at http://kplu.org The next monopoly?