As of last week, some Canadians have been able to file claims in a class-action lawsuit concerning Microsoft Corporation and Microsoft Canada. \nAccording to the legal document, Microsoft was accused of engaging in "anti-competitive behaviour which has resulted in price increases of their operating systems" since 1988.*\nAccording to a breakdown of the lawsuit, a settlement agreement has been reached between the defendants and the courts of British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec. \nEditor's Choice: Canada's 2021 Winter Forecast Is Here & Half Of The Country Is Getting Hit Way, Way Harder\n\n\n$250\n\n\nMaximum you can collect without proof*\n\n\n\nThe total settlement amount is $ 409,936,100, after deducting various costs, such as taxes and fees from various law firms. \n\nTo be eligible, you must be a Canadian resident since May 25, 2016, and have purchased a Microsoft license between December 23, 1998, and March 11, 2010.\n\n\nThis includes versions of software produced by Microsoft including Word, Excel, Office (including any updated version) or versions of MS-DOS software or the Windows operating system.\n\n\nAnyone who has purchased a computer with any of this software included can also file a claim.\nThis article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.\n*This article has been updated.