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Kudos0

Norton Security Changing User Settings Without Permissions

I have been tracking Norton Security settings now for sometime, convinced that Norton is intentionally modifying my settings without permission and have finally found proof. I have several settings turned off to prevent constant ad popups and annoying notifications. I also selectively have certain Norton features turned off that I don't use, such as Internet Security. Each time Norton Updates the program (not the virus database, but the actual program) it selectively modifies certain settings, specifically, the "Special Offers". This is not a bug, or a mistake, as all of my other Norton Security settings have been retain, just the settings that prevent Norton from trying to push ads and install unwanted browser extensions. This is on top of the constant browser hijacking when I open my browser only to have the browser directed to Norton's website to install extensions without my permission. These issues are all over the forums on this site and other sites, and hopefully with enough support, a class action suit can be filed against Norton if you continue doing this.

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Kudos0

Re: Norton Security Changing User Settings Without Permissions

Yinka Oyesiku:

These issues are all over the forums on this site and other sites, and hopefully with enough support, a class action suit can be filed against Norton if you continue doing this.

Um, are you U.S. customer? 

11. Arbitration:
If You are a U.S. customer, You and Symantec agree that any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating in any way to the Software and Services or this License Agreement, shall be determined by binding arbitration or small claims court, instead of in courts of general jurisdiction.
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YOU AND SYMANTEC AGREE THAT EACH MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN YOUR OR ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. 
[...]

https://www.symantec.com/content/en/us/home_homeoffice/media/eula/NS_2.0_EULA_USE.pdf