“West Virginia will join Massachusetts as the only states to continue the courtroom antitrust battle against Microsoft Corp., pressing a U.S. appeals court to reconsider tougher sanctions against the world’s largest software company. West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw Jr. said Monday that he will assign his sole antitrust lawyer, Doug Davis, to work on the high-profile appeal. In a statement, McGraw accused U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of siding with Microsoft by failing to impose adequate sanctions for the company’s illegal actions. He said the state shouldn’t let its financial situation affect its responsibilities. ‘No reputable government should plea poverty and allow an adjudicated lawbreaker to retain their ill-gotten gains,’ McGraw said,” in a report from Associated Press here.
MacDailyNews: “The answer to the headline is ‘when pigs fly or actually enforcing U.S. law is again in vogue.'”