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Microsoft Sued Again (Class Action) Over Xbox 360, British Airways Pulls Microsoft Into Court



Summary: More legal troubles for Microsoft at a large scale

Many Xbox 360 lawsuits have already been covered here. Xbox realities simply demand those lawsuits and here comes another one:

A Philadelphia-area attorney has filed a class action suit against Microsoft, claiming the software maker ripped him off after he bought points that were supposed to allow him to make purchases over the online Xbox Live Marketplace.

Samuel Lassoff, of Horsham, PA, said an invoice he received earlier this month from Microsoft included charges for purchases he couldn't complete due to a balky download system—and he claimed it wasn't an accident.


Here comes the Microsoft "damage control" [1, 2, 3] where Microsoft plays innocent.

There are additional new complaints that are not lawsuits, e.g.:

Microsoft, Stop Charging For Other Companies’ Content On Xbox



[...]

If your subscription is paid, you can watch Netflix for free on your computer, your Blu-ray player, your PS3, and soon, your Wii – but not on the Xbox 360. Microsoft, it’s time to kill the Xbox internet tax


In other interesting news we have: "British Airways wants to force Microsoft to be in court"

A man suing British Airways over an alleged aircraft accident at London City Airport on February 13 2009 is claiming that because of it he lost his job at Microsoft.

Raymond Hamblin worked for the Global Practices Group of Microsoft and wants damages from BA for both lost income and future earnings.


Tough times for Microsoft. If not their crimes, then their technical incapabilities and dishonesty land them in the courtroom.

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