IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Civil Action No. 98-1232 (CKK)
Next Court Deadline: None
UNITED STATES’ CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE WITH TUNNEY ACT
Plaintiff, the United States of America, hereby certifies that it has complied with the provisions of
the Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act, 15 U.S.C. § 16(b)-(d) and states:
The revised proposed Final Judgment was filed on November 6, 2001.
The Competitive Impact Statement was filed on November 15, 2001.
Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. § 16(b), the revised proposed Final Judgment and Competitive
Impact Statement were published in the Federal Register on November 28, 2001, 66 Fed. Reg.
59452 (Nov. 28, 2001).
Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. § 16(c) and the Court’s Order of November 8, 2001, a
summary of the terms of the revised proposed Final Judgment and Competitive Impact Statement were
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA et al v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
The United States also chose to accept and treat as Tunney Act comments various
communications from members of the public commenting on the proposed settlement that were
received by the Department of Justice beginning on November 5, 2001, the first business day following
submission of the initial proposed Final Judgment to the Court, even though the official 60-day
comment period had not yet begun.
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a) in the Washington Post, a newspaper of general circulation in the District of
Columbia, during the period November 16-22, 2001;
b) in the New York Times during the period November 17-23, 2001; and
c) in the San Jose Mercury News during the period November 17-23, 2001.
The 60-day comment period specified in 15 U.S.C. § 16(b) commenced on November
28, 2001, and terminated on January 28, 2002.
The United States received and responded to 32,392 comments on