The Duluth News Tribune of Duluth, Minn., reports that schools throughout the state are about to receive a large amount of money in credit from Microsoft as part of the April 2004 settlement of a class-action suit. Microsoft, which was being accused of overcharging for its products, agreed to distribute $174.5 million in vouchers to Minnesota customers who purchased software between May 18, 1994, and March 17, 2003. Claim forms were due by Feb. 22, 2005, but as much as $50 million of the money went unclaimed. Microsoft has agreed to make half of the unclaimed credit money available to...
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