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Us Senate Panel Passes Bill To Outlaw Spyware


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Posted 21 November 2005 - 08:01 AM

A U.S. Senate committee has approved a bill that would outlaw the practice of remotely installing software that collects a computer users' personal information without consent. In addition to prohibiting spyware, the Spyblock (Software Principles Yielding Better Levels of Consumer Knowledge) Act would also outlaw the installation of adware programs without a computer user's permission....By: Grant Gross IDG News Service (Washington Bureau) (21 Nov 2005)
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