Microsoft overcharging case thrown out of court

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Microsoft overcharging case thrown out of court

A Californian judge has thrown out a class action suit brought against Microsoft. A group of public bodies in the state were seeking compensation for being overcharged for Windows software.

The judge ruled that some of the claims were invalid because they happened too long ago and some were invalid because the plaintiffs are public bodies. In 2003 Microsoft paid $1.1bn to settle a long-running class-action case.

Read the complete story. (The Register)