A judge has ruled that the Web site Linux vendor Lindows set to aid California residents in processing claims against rival software maker Microsoft will not be tolerated.

Judge Paul H. Alvarado of the Superior Court of California for San Francisco County said last week that claims submitted through the MSfreePC site will not be recognized. Alvarado instructed a court-appointed company responsible for processing California residents' claims to reject those made through the site and indicated that only claims applications submitted via standard paperwork will be accepted.

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