Legal wrangles over porn billing software

MBS’s popups seeking payment for access to websites have caused concern, but it could be you breaking the law, not them
When Liz Humby allowed her two sons, aged seven and nine, to use her new laptop, they did more than she bargained for. Although she thought them well-briefed about safe surfing, her eldest accidentally installed the program developed by Micro Bill Systems (MBS) of Leeds which provides a subscription to sexxxpassport, a pornography site. Within days, that was generating popups which stalled the machine for longer and longer, and demanding payment of £19.99.http://technology.guardian.co.uk/weekly/story/0,,2091354,00.html

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