Gunning For Gates

AT RINGSIDE WITH JOEL KLEIN

In last week's issue, TIME interviewed Bill Gates about the impending antitrust case. On Friday, Washington bureau chief Michael Duffy and senior correspondent Bruce van Voorst talked to Joel Klein:

Q: Why is it fair to make one company ship another company's product?

A: Microsoft has taken two separate products--the operating system and the browser--and illegally tied them together. In order to make sure this market doesn't tip and become a monopoly, we thought the most effective, immediate relief would be to ensure carriage for Netscape as the only company that can prevent monopolization.

Q: Aren't you carrying Netscape's water...

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