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$1 billion deal to settle Microsoft's private antitrust cases

...Microsoft, which has cash reserves of some $32 billion. "It's pathetic and a sweetheart deal for Microsoft," he said. Tom Burt, Microsoft's deputy general counsel, said the company did not realistically expect to appease all the plaintiffs and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/21/bus_328260.shtml
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First lawsuits seeking class-action status against Microsoft

...That litigation is something we're prepared to defend and defend aggressively, if necessary," Microsoft lawyer Tom Burt told the Times. The class action lawsuit that was to be filed today in Superior Court in San Francisco does not estimate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/23/tec_275684.shtml
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Gates admits 'Java' posed threat

...to the English language words and phrases that cannot be understood by anyone else," he said. But Microsoft lawyer Tom Burt challenged Gosling about Java's promise to write software that can run on a variety of computers without modification...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/03/tec_246427.shtml
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Microsoft: Java technology was junk

...apparently reversed course Thursday to describe Java as a fledgling technology full of broken promises. Microsoft lawyer Tom Burt used Sun's own documents describing problems with Java, as well as articles from industry publications that disparaged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/04/tec_246535.shtml
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Microsoft countersues Sun over Java

...other operating systems. "Sun's suit may make for good PR, but its claims are not grounded in fact or in law," said Tom Burt, associate general counsel at Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft. Sun stood behind its claims. Sun, based in Mountain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/28/tec_216683.shtml
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