Feds asked to take action against adware maker
By Joris Evers
Published: January 23, 2006, 10:04 AM PST
The Center for Democracy and Technology, a Washington-based public advocacy group, filed a pair of complaints with the Federal Trade Commission on Monday. The complaints charge 180solutions and free Web hosting provider CJB.net with engaging in unfair and deceptive business practices....In its complaint, the group asks the FTC to take action against 180solutions and stop the practice of sneaky installations of the ad-serving software, since the company repeatedly failed to adequately police its own distribution network...