How Microsoft's antitrust fight in the 1990s reshaped the Internet

1:49 PM ET Fri, 6 Sept 2019

Microsoft faced an antitrust lawsuit by the Department of Justice in 1998 during the height of the Browser Wars. Its Internet Explorer was quickly becoming the go-to web browser for the masses, but the U.S. government argued it stifled competition. Here's how that lawsuit could shape how the DOJ probes Big Tech companies today.