HP Beats CFAA, False Ad Suit Over Printer Firmware Update

By Melissa Angell (October 1, 2020, 7:53 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge has tossed a proposed class action alleging HP Inc. violated consumer protection statutes and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act by issuing automatic printer software updates that blocked customers from using rival ink cartridges, finding the company warned consumers about the update....

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