Unfortunately for Microsoft, they likely would have been better off actually breaking the law,
Who says they didn't? Your quote from the chamber of commerce (a business lobbying group, wonder where their interests lie) seems to imply they are using anti-monopoly laws to encourage competition, isn't that kind of the point?
Supermarkets crushed the little local shops because they were better and all the nostalgia in the world couldn't change that fundamental reality.
No, it was because they were cheaper, for as long as they need to be to generate a monopoly.
The F-35 is not built as an air superiority platform. It needs the F-22,”
Translation: Yeah, I know you just bought me a PS4 but I'm going to need to keep my PS3 as well. In fact you better saving for a PSP as well fro when I'm out and about.