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Tuesday, 27th June 2006

Spyware Enforcement

Spyware Enforcement
Source: Center for Democracy & Technology
"Because spyware is a moving target, it requires attention from a multitude of sectors, from litigators and legislators to technologists and consumer advocates. The following charts serve to summarize the spyware behaviors that law enforcement officials have targeted in their recent cases. By highlighting specific practices that have already been determined to be illegal, CDT hopes to provide a tool for future spyware prosecutors, consumer protection agencies, and legislators, as well as for software developers looking to avoid behaviors that could cause their software to be classified as spyware."
+ Federal Trade Commission Spyware Case Summary
+ State Spyware Case Summary
+ Federal Spyware Case Summary
+ Full Report (PDF; 248 KB)



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