Network Associates Barred From Barring Reviews

from the freedom-of-speech,-here-we-come dept

About a year ago, Eliot Spitzer in New York sued Network Associates for telling people they weren’t allowed to write a review of their products without Network Associates approving it first. Now, a New York judge has told Network Associates that they have to remove that language from the packaging of their products and the website, and can’t do anything that would bar people from writing reviews of their software products. Network Asosciates, of course, plans to appeal the ruling, though I have no idea how they could possibly believe they have a chance to win such a case.

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