FTC cracks down on spyware and PC hijacking, but not true lies

@article{Stern2005FTCCD,
  title={FTC cracks down on spyware and PC hijacking, but not true lies},
  author={Richard H. Stern},
  journal={IEEE Micro},
  year={2005},
  volume={25},
  pages={7}
}
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently sued an Internet marketing organization to make it stop infecting consumers’ PCs with spyware. According to the FTC, Seismic Entertainment Productions developed a scheme that seized control of PCs nationwide, infected them with spyware and other malicious software, bombarded them with a barrage of pop-up… CONTINUE READING