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Thread: US toughens up on spyware

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    Head Honcho Administrator Reverend's Avatar
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    US toughens up on spyware

    The US House of Representatives has passed an anti-spyware bill that will force software distributors to seek consent before installing programs on a user's computer.

    The latest measures are much stronger than those passed by the House last month, which set out penalties for the fraudulent use of spyware but did not seek to regulate all software.

    Under the new bill, companies would need to ...


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    Friendly Neighborhood Super Moderator phishhead's Avatar
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    Finally the Gov. is getting involved. for the last few yrs I've been dealing with more spyware than actually viruses at work.

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