Eben Moglen, professor of law
and legal history at Columbia University Law School, serves without
fee as general counsel of the Free Software Foundation
(http://emoglen.law.columbia.edu).You can read more of his
writing at http://moglen.law.columbia.edu.
The pace of recent events made one of the most significant rulings in the history of American antitrust law seem like an anti-climax.
Despite all the palaver, the denouement came quickly.
Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson’s factual findings in United States v. Microsoft, released November 5, spell the doom of Microsoft as we have known it.