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Judge delays Microsoft decision

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The decision in Microsoft Corp.'s antitrust trial was delayed for at least a week, as U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson requested additional legal briefs from the U.S. Department of Justice. Judge Jackson was expected to issue his final ruling in the case this week, likely splitting the software giant into two companies--a Windows operating system company and an applications entity. But he unexpectedly asked Justice lawyers to comment on Microsoft's latest response to the proposed breakup plan. The government has until noon June 5 to respond. Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft last week postponed an important briefing to analysts, media and software developers on its Next Generation Windows Services initiative until June 22, citing the impending decision. The decision will now come next week at the earliest.

Copyright June 2000, Crain Communications Inc.

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