Security Firms Fined Over Never-Ending Subscriptions

Barence writes “‘Security firms Symantec and McAfee have both agreed to pay 5,000 to US authorities after they automatically renewed consumers’ subscriptions without their consent.’ The two companies were reported to the New York Attorney General after people complained that their credit cards were being charged without their consent. The investigators found that information about the auto-renewals was hidden at the bottom of long web pages or buried in the EULA.” Link To Original Source

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Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 Uncategorized