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Microsoft's class-action lawsuit: claim up to $250 without receipts
December 16, 2020
10:44 am
lhsaid
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I think most of people here would be eligible at least to a certain amount
Here is where you can apply: https://www.thatsuitemoney.ca/
for more details:
https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/no-receipts-required-for-some-canadians-filing-under-microsoft-s-class-action-lawsuit-1.5232060

December 16, 2020
2:33 pm
Dean
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Yes, I saw that in the news yesterday ... and I Will be applying ❗

But some people here are Far more interested in Free Chocolate ... LOL sf-laugh
https://www.highinterestsavings.ca/forum/oaken-financial/holiday-gift-being-sent-to-selected-clients/

Go Figure

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December 16, 2020
3:03 pm
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From what I read, this does not cover software purchased for MAC computers, only PCs. For example, on their schedule of eligible software, no mention of Office 2008 for Mac, or Word 2008 or Excel 2008. I have sent them a message for clarification.

December 16, 2020
4:07 pm
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Consider that payout is around $5 for each piece of software.

December 16, 2020
4:46 pm
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Alexandre said
Consider that payout is around $5 for each piece of software.  

It says UP to $250 but in reality the most likely amount is around $10.

I know a couple of people who have already applied. They said it is not a scam.

December 16, 2020
4:56 pm
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To get the $250, you will have to file 10s of papers. $5 here $7 there. Honestly, isn't worth the hassle. Let lawyers enjoy the +$114M.

December 16, 2020
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Dean said
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Yes, I saw that in the news yesterday ... and I Will be applying ❗

But some people here are Far more interested in Free Chocolate ... LOL sf-laugh
https://www.highinterestsavings.ca/forum/oaken-financial/holiday-gift-being-sent-to-selected-clients/

Go Figure

    Dean

  

At least I know that every year around this time I get a free box of chocolates. I have no intention of applying for the $5.00 reward that may show up in a year and a half or longer. Not worth the effort at all to me, but, good luck with that.

December 16, 2020
6:10 pm
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This is the table of product and claim values:

CONSUMER AND VOLUME LICENSEE COMPENSATION AMOUNTS
Category Product Type Amount per Eligible License (CAD)
Category I Product (MS-DOS and Windows operating system software) $13.00 CAD
Category II Product (Office productivity suite applications) $8.00 CAD
Category III Product (Excel spreadsheet applications) $6.50 CAD
Category IV Product (Word word processing applications and productive suite applications other than Office) $6.50 CAD

For purchases between December 23, 1998 and March 11, 2010 (inclusive). That includes those purchased pre-installed on the PC.

December 17, 2020
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The definitive answer:
"Software used on Apple Macintosh (Mac) computers is not eligible."

As usual, it is PCs with all the issues.

December 17, 2020
4:01 pm
Dean
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gicjunkie said

At least I know that every year around this time I get a free box of chocolates. I have no intention of applying for the $5.00 reward that may show up in a year and a half or longer. Not worth the effort at all to me, but, good luck with that.  

This just keeps getting Funnier ... thanks for the chuckles ❗

And enjoy your chocolates ... LOL sf-laugh

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December 17, 2020
4:52 pm
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Lucky I'm a hoarder...LOL .Still have the disks from 20 years ago. Applied for $40+ of claims that will arrive "no sooner than early 2022"....long after I've forgotten I applied. sf-confused

December 18, 2020
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We bought over 12 computers over that period which included a windows OS and Office suite. I did apply for this. It's actually quite simple to apply. It took me less then 15 min.
Yes, it will take long time before you see anything, but I still think (in our case) it's worth applying and forget it.

December 18, 2020
8:31 am
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I bought Microsoft software and desktops with Windows OS preinstalled during this time frame, but I decided to forgive Microsoft. I will not be applying for compensation.

December 19, 2020
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Rick said

Lucky I'm a hoarder...LOL .Still have the disks from 20 years ago. Applied for $40+ of claims that will arrive "no sooner than early 2022"....long after I've forgotten I applied. sf-confused  

Looks like I'll get ~ $50. It'll be a nice little surprise, in 2022 ... LOL sf-wink

      Dean

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