World War 3.0: Microsoft Vs. the U.S. Government, and the Battle to Rule the Digital Age
by Ken Auletta
"When the U.S. Justice Department took Microsoft to court in October 1998, the company had the highest market capitalization in the world. From day one of the trial, Ken Auletta was there, not merely covering the tense proceedings but conducting his own excavation for the truth. Drawn from his range of interviews with Bill Gates, David Boies, Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson,...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published April 23rd 2002 by Broadway
(first published February 15th 2001)
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Fantastic Book about Microsoft, it's competitors and the governments Anti-trust case in the late 90's, a case that changed Microsoft and the computer industry completely. David Boies is the hero of the book, building the case piece by piece and weaving a plot that showed Microsoft as a bully forcing competitors out of business.
Ken Auletta has written Annals of Communications columns and profiles for The New Yorker magazine since 1992. He is the author of eleven books, including five national bestsellers: Three Blind Mice: How the TV Networks Lost Their Way; Greed And Glory On Wall Street: The Fall of The House of Lehman; The Highwaymen: Warriors of the Information Super Highway; World War 3.0: Microsoft and Its Enemies;...moreMore about Ken Auletta...