Following are some strategies that can be applied, these include, in priority wise: 1) Proper E-Business Strategy/ Business Model in place. It should be well-documented and practicality of it should be tested thoroughly. 2) Implementation: Process, networking &technology. These technical specification should known and be adhered to. 3) Maintenance: Technical, security and business monitoring. These include implementation of security tactics: firewalls etc. 4) Awareness: Sense of (potential) relevance, priorities.
This is very important, the implementation should not defeat any provisions of laws related legal concerns of business world. 5) Analysis of capabilities: (ICT) Manage-ment & staff, incl. security & legal issues. With all these guidelines in place, Microsoft Corporation could have successfully survived allegation against it. Many other companies face legality issues such intellectual property abuse, infringement of copyright laws, viruses and similar other concerns. If these legal issues are not dealt with, many business collapse.
However, Microsoft continued to function but it’s goodwill in the eyes of customers have decreased, competition is getting intense. Many competitors like Apple, Mozilla etc are coming forth and building pressure on Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Corporation still faces unsolved legal issues, many corporate laws have been introduced to deal with similar problems. Microsoft Corporation has been accused of privacy issues, its non-competitive stance, dubious innovation and misrepresentation of facts.
While there is increasing acknowledgment of this problem that is various legal issues in cyber world faced by ebusinesses, there are also significant differences in opinions among countries as to how to take actions to address this seemingly viral problem in ebusinesses and especially for a stubborn company like that of a Microsoft. Many actions can be taken and can be translated into to something that adheres to legal framework of e-businesses.
The best way Microsoft Corporation can resolve issues with government is through trusted third party which can resolve issues in speedy and effective way. However, this third party can completely replace judgment of court but however, there will be some initiative from both sides to enhance understanding and speed up the process. This is one effective way to achieve jurisdiction and enforcement of legal rights.
References: Stross, R. E. (1997). The Microsoft Way: The Real Story of How the Company Outsmarts Its Competition. Basic Books