Neil Corlett wrote in to give us "This PCWeek Article on implications of Intel ruling on Microsoft's DoJ problems... Interesting. "According to a white paper drafted by the American Committee for Interoperable Systems, the essential facilities doctrine applies as much to intellectual property as to physical property. Hardware and software must interoperate with products from other vendors in order to be "merchantable," so a dominant player that withholds vital information about buses, protocols or interfaces is in violation of antitrust law.""
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