Best Buy Sued For Using Spybot To Fix Computers

Law360, New York (October 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The owner of Spybot Search & Destroy spyware scanner has sued Best Buy Co. Inc. for using the program without a license at its Geek Squad computer repair locations.

In a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Irish company Safer Networking Ltd. claims Best Buy violated terms of the Spybot use agreements requiring businesses to pay for the program.

Safer Networking allows private users to download and use the program for free but charges a licensing fee to...
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