Violation Tracker Individual Record
Date:April 10, 2012
Offense Group:competition-related offenses
Primary Offense:price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Microsoft agreed to pay $70 million to a group of California cities and counties to settle allegations it overcharged for software because of monopolistic control of the marketplace.
Level of Government:local
Action Type:agency action
Agency:California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type:settlement
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:Washington
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:information technology
Specific Industry of Parent:software
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