HP Consumers Want US-Wide Class In Ink Cartridge Row

Law360 (February 9, 2018, 8:03 PM EST) -- Customers who received phony error messages after trying to install third-party ink cartridges in Hewlett Packard Co. printers have asked a California federal court to certify a nationwide class action against the company for federal computer fraud and common law trespass.

HP made headlines in September 2016 after thousands of customers who had installed off-brand ink cartridges in various HP printer models received messages that the cartridges were “damaged or missing,” the result of a firmware update intended to force people to buy HP-branded ink....
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