A. In addition to any other remedies provided by law, the attorney general, or a computer software provider or a website or trademark owner who is adversely affected by a violation of this article, may bring an action against a person who violates this article to:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 18-504

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Computer software: means a sequence of instructions that is written in any programming language and that is executed on a computer and does not include a web page or data components of web pages that are not executable independently of the web page. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or other organization or any combination of these entities. See Arizona Laws 18-501

1. Enjoin further violations of this article.

2. Recover the greater of actual damages or one hundred thousand dollars for each separate violation of this article.

B. A single action or conduct that violates more than one paragraph of section 18-502, subsection A or B or at least one paragraph of section  18-502, subsection A and at least one paragraph of section 18-502, subsection B shall be considered multiple violations.  The number of violations shall be based on the number of paragraphs violated.

C. In an action brought under this section, a court may:

1. Increase the damages up to three times the damages allowed by subsection A of this section if the defendant has engaged in a pattern and practice of violating this article.

2. Award costs and reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party.