Symantec Will Pay $10M To End Software Double-Billing Suit

Law360, San Francisco (April 4, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday indicated that he would approve a settlement worth about $10 million between Symantec Corp. and a class of at least 130,000 customers who claim the anti-virus software company illegally double-billed them when they upgraded their software subscriptions.

Under the deal, Symantec will pay cash refunds to current and former customers who opt for them, or will pay to extend their Norton software subscriptions by two months. It also agreed to adopt policies to stop double-billing customers, worth about $53 per subscription, attorneys confirmed Thursday. To date, 130,000 class members have filed claim forms, and more...

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