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MacKeeper buyers ask for refunds in droves following lawsuit

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    Tens of thousands of people who bought MacKeeper have filed for refunds as part of a proposed class-action settlement against the application's former developer.

    The number of refund requests has far exceeded what is typical in these type of lawsuits, surprising even experienced class-action lawyers.

    But the unfortunate side effect of the robust response means those who've applied will probably get a smaller refund.

    The class-action suit was filed in May 2014 on behalf of Pennsylvania resident Holly Yencha, who contended that MacKeeper falsely flagged security and performance problems in order to coax consumers into paying US$39.95 for the full version.

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