First Suit Filed Against Internet 'Spyware'
Posted on: 10/11/2004 05:53 PM

Reuters is reporting that the US Government has sued a New Hampshire man in an attempt at cracking down on Internet spyware!
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday asked a federal court to shut down an operation that it said disables users' computers in an attempt to bully them into buying anti-spyware products. Internet users unwittingly download the software when they visit Web sites that contain certain banner ads, the FTC said.
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