rjdohnert wrote:
And you dont think standard oil is a monopoly?  You dont think the bells are still a monopoly?

Tensor wrote: Wow.

Anyone would think that Microsoft were the first company in the history of the world ever to be taken to task like this. What about Bell? What about Standard Oil?

Of course today's AT&T (formerly known as SBC) isn't a Monopoly and Standard Oil no longer exists.