[VIDEO] Justice Department Develops Monopoly Case against Apple

April 19, 2024

Last month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) sued Apple under the Sherman Antitrust Act, a century-old law that was originally used to break up railroad robber barons. But as the video below explains, the government also invoked the act in its antitrust case against Microsoft, changing the course of the company in the process. Still, the DOJ might not find the same success against Apple, which claims its limited market share and loyal customer base are not evidence of a monopoly.


  1. Why is the DOJ suing Apple under the Sherman Antitrust Act?
  2. Do you think the DOJ’s case against Apple will succeed? Why or why not?