One day after a federal judge brought the hammer down on Microsoft, Missouri legislators aimed their hammer at America's computer corporations. Erin Guyer has the story from Jefferson City.
While consumers have used lemon laws to protect their cars for years, State Representative Tim Green now wants to protect computer owners in Missouri. Green's bill mandates that all new computers come with a 2 year warrantee to protect consumers.
Green's bill is inspired by similar legislation under consideration in Pennsylvania. Reporting from the Capitol, I'm Erin Guyer.
On the heels of Microsoft's loss in a federal court, a Missouri legislator makes a proposal to protect consumers from large computer corporations. Erin Guyer has the story from the Capitol.
Representative Tim Green is proposing a bill that would mandate all computers come with a 2 year warrantee to protect consumers from defective systems. Computer owner Rob Lee spoke in support of the legislation. Lee claims with four million computers being sold in Missouri, defects are inevitable.
Lemon laws for computing systems have only been proposed in Pennsylvania and now Missouri. Reporting from Jefferson City.