Class Certified In Suit Over Software ‘Time Bomb’

Law360, New York (August 15, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT) -- A class of software purchasers led by Kalow & Springut LLP on Monday won partial certification in New Jersey federal court in a suit alleging Commence Corp. sold them administrative software containing a “time bomb” that made it stop working on a certain date.

U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson allowed the class to proceed with claims that Commence violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act by including a time bomb in their software package that rendered the software inoperable after a set date, requiring its...
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