CMA announces investigation into anti-virus software market
CMA announces investigation into anti-virus software market. The investigation by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is intended to check commercial practices of companies in this market with consumer legislation, especially in regard of automatic renewal terms. The specific emphasis will be on how automatic renewal is conducted, whether there is prior notice, the timing of notices, and whether consumers who renew contracts are charged more for the new ones. Update on the investigation is expected at the beginning of 2019.