N.Y. sues FreeiPods.com over privacy breach

Friday, 24 March 2006, 12:01 PM EST

New York's attorney general sued an internet company Thursday over the selling of e-mail addresses in what authorities say may be the biggest deliberate breach of internet privacy ever.

Attorney General Eliot Spitzer accused Gratis Internet of selling personal information obtained from millions of consumers despite a promise of confidentiality.

At Wired.

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