Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday January 29, 2012

Wisconsin Uses Microsoft Settlement Funds to Buy iPads

The state of Wisconsin won a large settlement against Microsoft from a 1998 price-gouging lawsuit and will be using a part of the proceeds to purchase 1400 iPads for use in school classrooms. This is turning out to be a classic example of irony. big grin

Wisconsin\'s iPads are being paid for through $3.4 million of the nearly $80 million settlement Microsoft agreed to pay the state to settle claims that it has systematically cheated consumers into paying too much for its software.