Microsoft To Pay Up To $100M In Miss. Antitrust Deal

Law360, New York (June 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The state of Mississippi has reached a settlement worth up to $100 million with Microsoft Corp., marking the largest cash payment so far in a string of deals the technology giant has struck with states over allegations that it abused its monopoly power by bundling its Internet Explorer browser and its Windows operating system.

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood announced the deal Thursday after a Hinds County Chancery Court judge signed off on a settlement order in the state's lawsuit against the Redmond, Wash.-based company....
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