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Re: NortonLifeLock - News & Discussion
« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2021, 06:29:46 PM »
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Re: NortonLifeLock - News & Discussion
« Reply #17 on: June 09, 2021, 11:39:57 PM »
This while a lot of end-users block all mining activities in their browser, legit and/or illegit.

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Re: NortonLifeLock - News & Discussion
« Reply #18 on: June 10, 2021, 12:03:02 AM »
This while a lot of end-users block all mining activities in their browser, legit and/or illegit.

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From what I have read (from Asyn's link in Reply #15) this greed over need.
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On the other hand, Norton Crypto charges a monstrous 15% mining fee when paying Ethereum rewards.
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Finally, Ethereum is slated to move from a Proof-of-Work to a Proof-of-Stake mining process, which rewards users with blocks depending on how many coins they stake on the blockchain.

Once Ethereum transfers to a Proof-of-Stake mining process, Norton Crypto will no longer be useful, making it strange to add the feature so late in the game.

Seems Norton 360 could be jumping on this passing bandwagon a bit late.
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Re: NortonLifeLock acquires Avira
« Reply #19 on: June 16, 2021, 10:37:50 AM »
UK watchdog takes Norton to court over auto-renewing contracts
https://www.itpro.co.uk/business/business-operations/359000/uk-competition-watchdog-takes-norton-to-court
That should be a wake up call to all Internet Security Providers/Services on how Cancellation and Auto-Renewal 0ptions are handled for their consumers.

I don't know why they wouldn't comply with the request, but shouldn't all companies provide the means to cancel.
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During the case, the CMA is investigating a number of aspects including whether Norton provides customers with “adequate ways” to cancel the automatic renewal or if it uses unfair contract terms to increase prices paid by customers when contracts automatically renew.
Norton dodges UK courts after telling Brit watchdog it will be nicer to consumers
https://www.theregister.com/2021/06/14/norton_cma/
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Re: NortonLifeLock acquires Avira
« Reply #20 on: June 16, 2021, 03:14:36 PM »
UK watchdog takes Norton to court over auto-renewing contracts
https://www.itpro.co.uk/business/business-operations/359000/uk-competition-watchdog-takes-norton-to-court
That should be a wake up call to all Internet Security Providers/Services on how Cancellation and Auto-Renewal 0ptions are handled for their consumers.

I don't know why they wouldn't comply with the request, but shouldn't all companies provide the means to cancel.
Quote from: Extract
During the case, the CMA is investigating a number of aspects including whether Norton provides customers with “adequate ways” to cancel the automatic renewal or if it uses unfair contract terms to increase prices paid by customers when contracts automatically renew.
Norton dodges UK courts after telling Brit watchdog it will be nicer to consumers
https://www.theregister.com/2021/06/14/norton_cma/
One of the reasons whe have these types of problems all over the world is because no
government seems to have the 'balls' to strictly enforce their own policies.
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