FTC sues spyware scum

By Derek Sooman on October 12, 2004, 2:20 PM
"The FTC filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in New Hampshire asking for an injunction against Sanford Wallace, owner or president of Seismic Entertainment Products, based in Rochester, New Hampshire, and SmartBot.Net, based in Richboro, Pennsylvania."

And in more legal battles (looks like the IT world is currently littered with them!) the Federal Trade Commission last week filed a legal complaint against two companies that were allegedly infecting computers with spyware and all that horrible stuff. These particular two companies are also alleged to have tried to sell spyware-blocking software to their victims. More here.

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acidosmosis said:
The scum of scum. Cause a problem, then sell the solution to the problem you created.
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