With great power comes great electricity bill
He's just as scummy but the difference is he learnt philanthropy and good media will get you far. The man was crushing and stifling competition long before bezos, Microsoft use to be involved in massive antitrust cases. There are still articles on it.He is one of the few sane billionaires left, despite all the hate he gets he does a lot of good work. Much rather want him to keep his money instead of crazies like Elon Musk who wants to implant brain chips and become an interplanetary species overtake him or a creep like Zuckerberg who stole Facebook originally and wants to know everything about you.
The Microsoft antitrust case came to be one of the high-profile cases a few decades ago. In the 1990s. U.S. federal regulators sued Microsoft
You've got to give it to him though, the man absolutely dominated the pc market.