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Small MS class action to go ahead, unbound joy in Iowa

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Small MS class action to go ahead, unbound joy in Iowa

What you might call a bijou class action lawsuitette is to go ahead in Iowa, following a ruling by the state Supreme Court that Microsoft could, after all, be sued for overcharging consumers in the state. The suit does not however amount to very many beans, judging by the plaintiff lawyers’ estimate of the extent of devastation wreaked on Iowa by The Beast with Windows 98; this, they say, cost about $40 too much, and about 20,000 Iowans bought 98. Which gives us a tab of $800,000, i.e. the equivalent of a rounding error in Redmond’s vast war chest.

Full story at The Register

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