Microsoft’s Unpredictable Rise as a Civic Leader—Data Sheet

The old Milton Friedman saw about corporate social responsibility, that the only obligation of business is to use its resources to “engage in activities designed to increase profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game,” has been thoroughly discredited. It is widely believed today that enlightened businesses ought to do good […]

Microsoft President Says ‘Hipster Antitrust’ Is Coming

Brad Smith was general counsel of Microsoft when the company was locked in epic regulatory battles with the U.S. and European governments in the 1990s, so he knows a thing or two about antitrust. Today, he believes that attitudes about corporate monopolies are changing and that this could bring about significant modifications in policy. Speaking […]