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Canada court allows Microsoft suit to proceed, says no on ADM

OTTAWA, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Consumers may join a class action lawsuit against Microsoft Corp over alleged unfair pricing, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Thursday.

But the high court refused to allow a class action to proceed against Archer Daniels Midland Co and Cargill Inc over alleged price-fixing on high-fructose corn syrup.

The Supreme Court, in its decision on Microsoft, certified a class action suit against the company.

The cases are Pro-Sys Consultants Ltd et al. v. Microsoft Corp et al. (B.C.) (34282) and Sun-Rype Products Ltd et al. v. Archer Daniels Midland Co et al. (B.C.) (34283).