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Microsoft Antitrust Suit #381530

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 18, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) Antitrust suits filed against Microsoft by the Justice Department and 20 states reported; internal memos from Microsoft shown. [Assistant Attorney General Joel KLEIN - accuses Microsoft of anti- competitive practices.] [Attorney General Janet RENO - accuses Microsoft of using its monopoly on operating systems to force the use of its browser.] [Connecticut Attorney General Richard BLUMENTHAL - tells Bill Gates to stop some of his business practices.] [Microsoft CEO Bill GATES - calls the suits a "step back for America" and complains about having to advertise competing products.]

Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan

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