"We are pleased that the House has taken this positive step toward a national standard that will protect consumers from unwanted and potentially damaging or illegal spyware," says Jerry Cerasale, senior vice president for government affairs at the Direct Marketing Association.
Itís so nice to see the law being engaged to ensure certain basic computing rights, like being asked for consent before a software package is installed, or making it illegal for software to be installed that collects personally identifiable information such as credit card data from computers. Let's hope this is the beginning of the end for spyware.
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