McAfee’s Automatic Renewals and Reference Pricing
According to the proposed settlement terms, class members will receive an $11.50 award (either in cash or in a McAfee value certificate, depending on whether the class member filed a claim form) . In addition, McAfee agreed to make changes – including adding disclosures regarding its automatic renewals and using reference prices that meet certain requirements – to its marketing for a period of two years. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for January 26, 2017.
(Williamson et al v. McAfee, Inc., Case No. 14-cv-158, N. D. CA. and Kirby et al v. McAfee, Inc., Case No. 14-cv-2475, N. D. CA.)