There are some 'subscription' and other re-occuring charges that are no-doubt worthwhile to have on 'Automatic'. However when I used Norton (9 years) I would always 'check the table' at Costco or Sam's Club around renewal time and pick up a box with a rebate 'deal'. Same with a lot of magazines, often a 'blow-in' card will offer a year at half the 'renewal' price. ________________________________________ TOP STORY Microsoft, McAfee, Symantec charge cards with little warning! Although I am all for an option to put recurring charges on an automatic or debit plan, the above described practice; "...But to compel customers to adopt automatic charges and then hide or obscure that fact is quite another matter. ..." and then "...compound the problem by making the cancellation process difficult and hard to find. ..." _____________________________________ Moderator; Please move, if this is not the Board for this information.