Table: Blocking Gates
Dissatisfied with the Justice Dept.'s Microsoft settlement, nine states are pushing for tougher remedies
PROPOSAL: Microsoft (MSFT ) would have to offer a version of Windows stripped of extras such as Internet Explorer.
PROSPECT: FAIR "Unbundling" is the biggest omission from the Justice settlement.
PROPOSAL: Windows would include Java. Without that software, users can't see parts of some Web pages.
PROSPECT: FAIR The Court of Appeals repeatedly criticized Microsoft for snubbing Java.
PROPOSAL: Microsoft would continue making Office for Apple (AAPL ) and add other non-Microsoft operating systems.
PROSPECT: POOR Office has never been found to be an unlawful monopoly.