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UK competition watchdog publishes new compliance principles for anti-virus software firms

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | 13:57 CET | News
The UK competition authority CMA said it has published new compliance principles for anti-virus software companies that automatically renew contracts for customers in the UK. The move is part of the CMA's investigation into the the anti-virus software sector after concerns were raised that some firms may not be in compliance with consumer law.

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: McAfee
Countries: United Kingdom
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