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Lenovo Adware Settlement

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Case Summary: 

Lenovo is putting aside $8.3 million for settlement of a class action alleging that it placed problematic software on certain of its computers. The software, by Superfish, is called VisualDiscovery. Users claimed that it slowed down the computers, invaded users’ privacy, and created security risks. 

Docket Number: 
4:15-md-02624-HSG (N.D. Cal.)
Company: 
lenovo
Class Period: 
Monday, September 1, 2014 to Saturday, February 28, 2015
Filing Deadline: 
Monday, March 25, 2019
Objection Deadline: 
Monday, March 25, 2019
Exclusion Deadline: 
Monday, March 25, 2019
Final Approval Hearing: 
Thursday, April 18, 2019
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