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Microsoft Sued for Failing to Hide Porn

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Microsoft has seen its share of legal proceedings throughout recent years, answering charges alleging antitrust violation, copyright infringement and just about everything in between.

This lawsuit, however, may take the proverbial cake.

A Massachusetts man has filed suit against the Redmond-based software company seeking compensatory and punitive damages stemming from, what the plaintiff asserts, breeches and data security and the failure of Internet Explorer to keep delete his browsing history and keep his Internet habits private.

The FBI raided this home of Michael Alan Crooker in 2004 amid reports that he was manufacturing resin, a substance commonly used in the process of constructing homemade explosives. As part of the raid, the FBI confiscated Crooker

Microsoft Sued for Failing to Hide Porn


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  • maximum

    Let me get this straight. This guy is suing Microsoft for damages due to his embarrassment of what was found on his PC. So is he going to sue the media for the added embarrassment of reporting on this story?

    If Microsoft ends up paying I hope they drag this case out as long as possible to maximize his embarrassment. Maybe it will help him kick his porn habit.

    What an idiot!

  • Trevor

    I use Hide Files PRO from http://hidefiles.org that seems to solve the problem for me.

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