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Judge approves Microsoft settlement, fees
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Written by Gizmo   
Monday, 03 September 2007 14:02

DesMoinesRegister.com
By DAVID ELBER

A class action settlement that will see Microsoft pay up to $180 million to Iowa consumers and $75 million to their lawyers was approved Friday morning by Polk County District Court Judge Scott Rosenberg.

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The approval ends a seven-year legal battle in which Des Moines lawyer Roxanne Conlin and others had accused Microsoft of anti-trust activities, which they claimed boosted the price of the company’s computer software.

The settlement was reached in February following three months of a trial that was expected to last well into the summer.

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