Microsoft To Pay For California Class-Action Claims

Posted: Jul 27 2006, 4:30am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 6:01pm CDT, in News | Notebooks and PCs

Microsoft To Pay For California Class-Action Claims
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Yesterday, lawyers in the antitrust case filed in California against Microsoft said that payment vouchers will be dispersed beginning next month. The case affects millions of people, though most individual claims are for less than $100. Big businesses will be receiving substantially more.

The approved settlement actually came forth more than two years ago, but a dispute about where the unclaimed benefits should go caused a delay in the trial. But now everything has been settled, and if you've filed a complaint, you'll be able to turn in your voucher for cash in just a matter of weeks.This makes California the 17th state (including Washington, D.C.) to have reached a settlement from an antitrust case against Microsoft. Anyone who bought certain software from Microsoft between 1995 and 2001 was eligible for filing a claim.

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