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    Principles of Microeconomics: Antitrust Legislation

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    The Microsoft trial has been one of the biggest investigations of antitrust behavior since the turn of the century .Give your view points of 2 sides: the one that support the government side and the one that support's Microsoft's side.

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    The antitrust legislation is an anti-monopoly action:

    So the question is actually an analysis of a monopolistic outcome vs a competitive market. On the government side, the competitive market equilibrium is the most efficient outcome, where the demand equals the supply and the consumers and producers share their surplus respectively. there's no dead weight loss in the ...

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    In about 230 words, this solution discusses the two sides of the Microsoft antitrust debate, which has been outlined in this response as a discussion between a monopolistic outcome against a competitive market.

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