Brief: Microsoft Vouchers Offered In Wisconsin Overcharging Case

The class-action lawsuit against Microsoft involved allegations of overcharging for some of its operating system, word processing, and spreadsheet software.

W. David Gardner, Contributor

October 20, 2006

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Some Microsoft customers in Wisconsin may be eligible for vouchers after an out-of-court settlement in a class action case.

The Wisconsin Circuit Court and lawyers involved in antitrust action said Wisconsin consumers who purchased some Microsoft software between Dec. 7, 1993, and April 30, 2003, may be eligible.

Up to $223,896,000 in vouchers for computer products would be available, officials said Friday. A toll-free number, 1-800-598-3050, has been established for information about getting claim forms.

Microsoft has denied any wrongdoing in the case.

The class action litigation against Microsoft involved charges of overcharging for some of its operating systems, word processing, and spreadsheet software. Some similar class action cases in several U.S. states have been concluded.

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