Ariz. Gets $4.4M In Microsoft Antitrust Settlement

Law360, New York (June 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has granted preliminary approval of a Microsoft Corp. antitrust class action settlement that will see the software giant give government entities in Arizona $4.4 million to purchase new computer equipment.

Judge J. Frederick Motz of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland issued an order of preliminary approval of the settlement Friday. The settlement resolves a class action lawsuit launched by Daisy Mountain Fire District, a fire department near Phoenix, over Microsoft's alleged anti-competitive behavior that sprang out of their market dominance...
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