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STATEMENT BY ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL JOEL I. KLEIN

WASHINGTON, D.C. The following statement was issued today by Joel I. Klein, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division, after the Court issued the Conclusions of Law in the Microsoft case:

"We are very pleased with the Court's ruling. The Court concluded that Microsoft violated the antitrust laws by abusing its monopoly power and attempting to monopolize the internet browser market. The decision will benefit consumers and stimulate competition and innovation in the high-tech industry."

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