TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Washington State vs. Spyware Company. $1 Million

Washington State vs. Spyware Company. $1 Million

Danny Burstein (
Mon, 4 Dec 2006 14:43:04 -0500

" Attorney General McKenna Announces $1 Million Settlement in Washington's
First Spyware Suit

" Secure Computer to reimburse Washington purchasers of Spyware Cleaner
and Popup Padlock

" SEATTLE - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced a
$1 million settlement with New York-based Secure Computer that
resolves Washington's first lawsuit under the state's computer spyware
law. An estimated 1,145 Washington residents who purchased the
company's SpywareCleaner software and, in some cases, Popup Padlock,
are eligible for refunds under the agreement filed in federal court.


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