Update: Microsoft Clears High Hurdle in Appeals Court

U.S. Court of Appeals has reversed the breakup order handed down by Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson.

According to The Wall Street Journal Online, the U.S. Court of Appeals has vacated the breakup order handed down by Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson. The 125-page decision, which was first reported by, was unexpectedly handed down Wednesday and clears the way for a new trial with a new judge and new prosecution team. To read the report, go to

Another report from offers a summary of the decision. CNET says that the government and Microsoft claimed some measure of victory from the decision. To read that article, go to


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