Microsoft's War Of Attrition Microsoft's War Of Attrition:'s my guess that Gates and Ballmer decided enough was enough -- it's time to go to war against these troublesome dot-coms. But rather than launching a direct attack -- a political and public relations nonstarter since the DOJ was breathing down its neck--the company stealthily set out to wreck competitors' currency.

Wow, talk about playing hardball. An interesting theory. <via web voice>