Washington state works out $1M settlement with 'safe surf' vendor

Friday, 22 June 2007, 12:46 PM EST

The operator of two computer privacy services has agreed to pay up to $1 million in refunds to customers to settle charges of using deceptive marketing techniques and selling the customer's personal information.

Consumer Digital Services LLC, which sold the Privasafe and SurfSafe software and services, has agreed to pay $300,000 in fines and legal fees and offer refunds to Washington state consumers who were billed for their products, according to Katherine Tassi, assistant attorney general for Washington.

At Computerworld.

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